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Veterans Day Essay Contest winners announced

By Staff | Nov 22, 2019

PHOTO PROVIDED Lee Coast Chapter MOAA Representative Commander Doug Quelch, Elizabeth Agibalova-Garcia, Noah Ashley, Micah Baker, Jonah Costa and Sanibel Recreation Director Trish Phillips.

The Sanibel Recreation Department and Lee Coast Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America hosted a Veterans Day Essay Contest for island youth in grades 4-8. The winners are: sixth-grader Elizabeth Agibalova-Garcia and fifth-grader Jonah Costa. Honorable mention awards were presented to seventh-grader Noah Ashley and sixth-grader Micah Baker. The youth were recognized during the Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11. The winners received $100 checks, while the honorable mentions received $50 checks. Prizes were provided by the Bank of the Islands.