The winners of the Carson City schools essay contest were announced during Tuesday's school board meeting.
The contest was open to students in public and private schools as well as home-school students. The theme was "Liberty and Justice for All: Define these precepts and write how and why you think they affected the way Americans responded to the attack on Sept. 11."
District officials received 118 entries.
The winners in the elementary school division were:
First Place: Jessica Peterson, fifth grade, Seeliger
Second Place: Elizabeth Pulido, fifth grade, Empire
Third Place: Bailey Kahue, third grade, Mark Twain
Fourth Place: Padon Moore, third grade, Capital Christian
Fifth Place: Kylee Johnson, third grade, Capital Christian
Middle school winners:
First Place: Krystyne Basa, seventh grade, Bethlehem Lutheran
Second Place: Phillip O'Neill, eighth grade, St. Teresa
Third Place: Cloe Westergard, eighth grade, St. Teresa
Fourth Place: Neil Aronson, eighth grade, St. Teresa
Fifth Place: Hannah Nystrom, eighth grade, Bethlehem Lutheran
High school winners, all from Carson High School:
First Place: Anna Macquarie, ninth grade
Second Place: Micah Laack, ninth grade
Third Place: Glenn Rowley, ninth grade
Fourth Place: Chris Moltz, 12th grade
Fifth Place: John Blevins, 12th grade