The Rotary Club of New Richmond sponsored its 25th annual essay contest for local students in grades 6-8, 6th grade had a tie for 3rd. The top three students in each grade and their families were invited to attend lunch and to read their essays at Northwood Technical College. Congratulations to Gwen Elmhorst, Faye Schachtner, Cooper Lange, Sam Wilson, Dean Tate, Lauren Kvitek (Not Pictured), Abigail Hill, Allie Harold, April Groth, Isaiah Hamdorf, on your award-winning essays! They each received a certificate and cash prize.