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Back to School Essay Contest

The contest ran from June 27 until August 31, 2008. Judging took place in October. Winners are posted below. School age children, first through twelve, submitted essays, 200 words or less, explaining “What AAFES means to me and my family.”

AAFES would like to thank all the children that participated in this event by giving each child a “You made the grade” coupon book. Just bring in your essay to your local exchange for a coupon book filled with valuable coupons.

Winners of the contest will be contacted to receive instructions on how to claim their prizes.

1st – 3rd Grade Winners

  • Grand Prize: Desktop Computer - Marshall Parish
  • 2nd Prize: $500 Savings Bond - Wade Lowry
  • 3rd Prize: $200 Savings Bond - Riley McHale

4th – 6th Grade

  • Grand Prize: Desktop Computer - Trevor Sweeney
  • 2nd Prize: $500 Savings Bond - Cynthia Hall
  • 3rd Prize: $200 Savings Bond - Tristen Howk

7th – 9th Grade

  • Grand Prize: Laptop Computer - William Newman
  • 2nd Prize: $500 Savings Bond - Brennan  Spragg
  • 3rd Prize: $200 Savings Bond - Jordan Saffron

10th – 12th Grade

  • Grand Prize: Laptop Computer - Patricia Hoyt
  • 2nd Prize: $500 Savings Bond - Emily Williams
  • 3rd Prize: $200 Savings Bond - Michelle Esqueda

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