SOUTH EASTERN-- Three Kennard-Dale High School students earned recognition in two essay contests sponsored by AMVETS Post 22 and the Ladies Auxiliary of Hanover.

In the Americanism essay contest, Kayla Dick received first prize in the local category for 10th grade and Will Caldwell took second place in the local category for 12th grade.

In the Against-Drug-and-Alcohol-Abuse essay contest, Rachel Delawder earned second place for grades 9 through 12.

-- LORI BADDERS