Blake Abshire, a seventh grade student at Van Avery Prep School in Temecula, reads his winning essay during the American History Essay Contest on Feb. 20, sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) at Pala Mesa Resort in Fallbrook. Essay topic was
Judy Song, 7th grade from Linfield Christian Middle School reads her winning essay during a presentation held at Pala Mesa resort on Thurs. Feb. 20, 2014.
Two of the American History Essay Contest winners on Feb. 20 were also selected as District 14 winners by the DAR. They are Blake Abshire, left, sixth grade, and Gregory Mitchell, right, fifth grade, of Van Avery Prep School.