2018-04-12 / News

Students write about school gardens



Maggie Marxsen (left) won first place in this year’s Washington-Wilkes Middle School Farm Bureau Essay Contest writing about “The Benefits of School Gardens.” Other winners were Mattie Heard, second, and Leonardo Lopez, third. They are shown above with Assistant Principal Roderick Hilton. The text of the winning essay follows. Maggie Marxsen (left) won first place in this year’s Washington-Wilkes Middle School Farm Bureau Essay Contest writing about “The Benefits of School Gardens.” Other winners were Mattie Heard, second, and Leonardo Lopez, third. They are shown above with Assistant Principal Roderick Hilton. The text of the winning essay follows.

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