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RMMS Students Place Top 3 in VFW Essay Competition


Posted Date: 01/03/2020

RMMS Students Place Top 3 in VFW Essay Competition

Students at Raymond Mays Middle School submitted a total of 20 essays to the  2019-2020 VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Patriot Pen Essay Competition. This year’s topic was “What Makes America Great”.

Of all the essays submitted, 3 remarkable essays written by Troy ISD Middle School students received the top 3 places, along with cash prizes, certificates, and a dinner held in the students’ honor.

Troy ISD, RMMS Teacher and Coach, Mandy Sebek, recieved the “Recognized Teacher” award, while her students Kalan Thigpen, Madison Ramirez, and C.J. Porter received the top three places and appropriate awards.

Congratulations to our RMMS students and teachers for this outstanding achievement, clearly demonstrating Troy ISD’s focus on  Excellence. Every Day.