“Purple Heart” Essay Contest

Two students from Thurston Middle School in St. Charles received an award and a monetary prize recently for efforts in an essay contest, sponsored by the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

Erica Garcia (first place winner) and Aimee Slivinski (second place winner) are seventh graders at Anna M. Thurston Middle School in St. Charles. The pair received an award and money on Friday, May 8 during an advisory assembly, according to school representatives. Read the complete article in the….Tri-County Citizen