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WNC Military History Museum Zachary Owenby Wins Patriotic Essay Contest - Brevard, NC

 

June 8, 2017

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Zachary Owenby (center) won first place in the WNC Military History Museum's First Annual Essay Contest. On his left is his teacher, Dr. Leah Hammond, and on his right is museum curator Emmet Casciato.

Brevard Middle School's Zachary Owenby won first place in the WNC Military History Museum's First Annual Essay Contest. Second place was won by Pierce Roberts, and third place was won by Veronica Bond.

The contest theme was "Why My Family And I Are Proud Of The USA," and it was open to both of the county's high schools and middle schools as well as Brevard Academy and home school students. Museum curator Emmet Casciato said the museum started the essay contest as a way to engage with the county's students and to encourage them to talk about the pride they felt for family members who had se...



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