District 12 American Legion recognized Essay Contest winners at the Nanticoke American Legion. The third place winner was Raven Moore, West Side Career and Technology Center, who received a check for $25, a certificate and a bronze essay medal. The second place winner was Michael Kovalick, Dallas High School, who received a check for $50, a certificate and a silver essay medal. The first place winner was Lindsay Okuniewski, Wyoming Valley West, who received a check for $75, a certificate and a gold essay medal. Lewis J. Price of Larksville Post 655 and John J. Mazur of Plymouth Shawnee Post 463 represented Okuniewski. Clarence J. Michael, Essay chairman for Dallas Post 672, represented Kovalick and Moore. These students will be recognized awarded at their respective Posts. At the presentation, from left, first row, are: Kovalick, Moore and Okuniewski. Second row: Commander Louis Sewell, Adjutant John Columbo, Price, Mazur and Michael.