Using the Six Guiding Principles (Aim High, Believe in Yourself, Use Your Brain, Be Ready to Go, Never Quit, Expect to Win) our winners describe how the Tuskegee Airmen and WASP achieved success, then choose a goal to show how they could use the Six Guiding Principles to achieve that goal.
1st place: MA-Flight backpack
2nd place: Mustang model kit of the P-51C “Tuskegee Airmen”
3rd place: Choice of aviator wings: Tuskegee Airmen or WASP
All entries will receive a Rise Above dog tag and Triumph Over Adversity booklet.
Thank you to Ambassadors Darcy Castro, Deidre McGee, Carrie Carothers, and Alfred Reeves for assisting in judging the entries!
Click on the links to read the winning essays.
|Grade level||1st place||2nd place||3rd place|
|4th – 5th||Ada Claborn||Aydin Soner||Kamryn Vick|
|6th – 8th||Joelle Doering||Emmit Garrett||Dazhinir Blockmon|
|9th – 12th||Andrew Bowens||Pratheek Tangirala||Jenna Guyon|
|4th – 5th||6th – 8th||9th – 12th|