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Posted on: December 4, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Essay Winners

I Love Portage Essay Contest

A City Council Committee read the entries for the annual I Love Portage! essay contest.  From the 114 essays submitted, five Winning Essays were selected.  

Winning Essays
Max Clements – 4th Grade Moorsbridge Elementary
Samantha Lee – 5th Grade Amberly Elementary
Madelyn Peterson – 4th Grade Central Elementary
Leia Shaffer – 3rd Grade Haverhill Elementary
Ann Wang – 3rd Grade Haverhill Elementary

“We very much enjoyed reading the essays of so many Portage students,” commented Mayor Patricia Randall.  “These kids did a wonderful job describing all there is to love about the City of Portage.” 

As the first-place winners, Max Clements, Samantha Lee, Madelyn Peterson, Leia Shaffer, and Ann Wang will “flip the switch” to light the City Centre holiday display on Saturday, December 7 at 6 PM during the Traditional Holiday and Tree Lighting Celebration. 

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