Mrs. Crosby, from left, Whitney Spaulding, Austin Stankowski, Mrs. Johnson.
In honor of Older Americans Month in May, Lincoln Center, the Aging & Disability Resource Center's Senior Center and RSVP sponsored an essay contest for Portage County sixth-graders.
Participating students wrote an essay on "My Grandparent" or "My Best Older Friend." The contest was an opportunity to increase intergenerational understanding and respect.
A group of older volunteers judged the submissions on the strong attachment between old and young, originality, organization and cohesion, sixth-grade level work, grammar and spelling. The judges were Norm Swenson, Carole Liston ...