St. John’s Third Grader Honored at State House for Winning Maine State Poster and Essay Contest
AUGUSTA---On June 1, third graders from St. John’s Catholic School in Brunswick headed to the State House to watch one of their fellow classmates, Sadie, be honored (pictures below).
“Sadie was the first-place winner for Grades K-3 in the Maine Constitution Essay and Poster Program,” said Shelly Wheeler, principal of St. John’s. “They were joined by Secretary of State Shenna Bellows and State Representative Ed Polewarczyk.”
The Maine Constitution Essay and Poster Program is designed to promote the history of Maine, the Maine Constitution, and the importance of democracy and voting. This program is open to Maine students at all grade levels. Close to 300 entries were received with the children in Sadie’s group tasked to draw posters of official Maine symbols.