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Council Grove "Terrific Kid" Places in Veterans Essay Contest

From Emprise Bank

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5a0dded858e33Evan Carr pictured with his teacher (left) and mother (right)Emprise Bank

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Evan Carr pictured with his teacher (left) and mother (right)

Emprise Bank "Terrific Kid" Evan Carr, a sixth-grader from Council Grove, placed third in The All Veterans Tribute Student Essay and Poster Contest held by the Emporia Area Chamber and Visitors Bureau. The contest was open to students from fifth grade and up in seven counties in and around Emporia. Students were tasked with submitting an essay or making a poster honoring veterans.

Carr chose to write an essay about General “Fighting Joe” Hooker of the Union Army. He was awarded a cash prize and certificate for his third place essay at a reception held in Emporia on Sunday, November 5.

Thank you Emprise Bank for the article.

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About the Emprise Bank "Terrific Kids" Program

Emprise Bank announced its sponsorship of the Emprise Terrific Kids program in Council Grove in August 2017. The program, previously sponsored by the Council Grove Kiwanis Club, recognizes fifth and sixth grade students who are great all-around citizens and students.

TERRIFIC Kids are:

Notice of Non-discrimination:   USD #417 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Aron Dody, 17 S Wood Street, Council Grove, Kansas 66846 (620)767-5192