Parish 4-H Announces Winners of Black History Month Essay Contest

Division I – 4th-6th grade

  • 1st – NaZiya Weathers, 6th grade Ringgold, Learn It, fulfil It, Live it – Ms. Bettie Joe
  • 2nd – Madison Alford, 4th grade Crawford, My Hero Principal – Mr. Mason
  • 3rd- Zion Scott, 6th grade Ringgold, Latarus Rapheal Scott

Honorable Mentions

  • Jamekiya Scott, 6th grade Gibsland-Coleman, Rosa Parks
  • Shamiya Miles, 5th grade Gibsland-Coleman, People Who Inspire Me
  • Bre’Asia Carroll, 5th grade Ringgold, The Person Who Has Inspired Me the Most- Brittany Collins

Division II – 7th -9th grade – Most essay entries for a division

  • 1st – Faith Clifton, 9th grade Ringgold, The Story of Lott Carey
  • 2nd – Taraji Allen, 8th grade Gibsland-Coleman, She Speaks It, She lives it, She shares it – Ms. Katherine Mixon
  • 3rd – Kimberly Kenny, 7th grade Ringgold, Black History Month Essay – Nic Stone

Honorable Mentions

  • Jordan Allen, 9th grade Gibsland-Coleman, Brianna Green and How She Inspires Me
  • Shalerricka Montegomery, 8th grade Gibsland-Coleman, Macan Bolling Allen
  • Brian Wright Jr., 8th grade Gibsland-Coleman, Flo Hyman
  • Alyssa Clifton, 8th grade Ringgold, Lewis Howard Latimer
  • Vinson Sneed Jr., 7th grade Gibsland-Coleman, Martin Luther King Jr., My Inspiration
  • Jakhira Harris, 8th grade Gibsland-Coleman, Ruby Bridges
  • Antonica McClendon, 7th grade Gibsland-Coleman, The Liberation From Slavery – Harriet Tubman
  • Maddison Tillman, 8th grade Gibsland-Coleman, My Inspiration, My BFF, My Granny

Division III – 10th-12th grade

  • 1st – Zyon Bell, 10th grade Ringgold, Martin, My Inspiration
  • 2nd – Jasmine Sneed, 11th grade Gibsland-Coleman, The Admiration of Motherhood
  • 3rd – Jeremaya Barr, 12th grade Gibsland-Coleman, Black History Month Essay – Tyler Perry

Honorable Mentions

  • Heather Cox, 10th grade Ringgold, Learn It, Fulfil It, Live It – Ms. Genevia T. Hullaby
  • Melayah Rogers10th grade Castor, His Impact – Tupac Shakur

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