Essay Contest

The 4:12 Kids Essay Contest was open to girls within 40 miles of Lockhart, Texas who were between the ages of 8-13. Students wrote on the topic “FRIENDSHIP. What are the qualities that make a good friend? What does true friendship mean? Is friendship important? Why or why not?”

With over 40 excellent essays to read, the judges panel did not have an easy task choosing the winners. Here is who the judges chose as their top 3:

1st Place: Mae Hiller Dripping Springs, TX

Pictured with Bonnie Marker, 4:12 Kids’ Volunteer Coordinator and Board Member

2nd Place: Alma Rico Dale, TX

Pictured with Charity Kittrell, 4:12 Kids Director and Alma Brewster Strawn Elementary Principal, Dr. Benjamin Grijalva

3rd Place: Melanye Aguillon Dale, TX

Pictured with Charity Kittrell, 4:12 Kids Director and Alma Brewster Strawn Elementary Principal, Dr. Benjamin Grijalva

Look for an essay contest for the boys coming in the spring of 2022!