Local student Sofia Tate was recognized by the Harrison County Board of Education Wednesday for finishing third in the national Modern Woodmen of America's 2013 School Speech Contest. Pictured back row, from left, are school board members Doug Hogue, Allen Gorrell, David Sturm, Gary Hamrick and Mike Queen. Pictured front row, from left, are Big Elm Elementary teacher Dana Quinones, Big Elm Elementary Principal Julie Mancini, Superintendent Susan Collins, Tate and Modern Woodmen representatives David Grisso and Steve Strait. Staff photo by Adam Tobias
Posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 10:50 pm
CLARKSBURG — Harrison County student Sofia Tate has earned national honors in the Modern Woodmen of America’s 2013 School Speech Contest.
Tate finished third in the national competition as a fifth-grader at Big Elm Elementary School in Shinnston. She is now a sixth-grader at Lumberport Middle School.
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Wednesday, September 4, 2013 10:50 pm.