SOUTH EASTERN— Three students recently received the Americanism Award from AMVETS Post 22 and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary.

Maria Tyson won first place and received second place on the state level. She entered a poem in the category of AMVETS Against Drug and Alcohol Abuse.

Rhianna Davis earned third place in the same category.

Jacob McKnight took second place for his essay entry on the question “Why is it important to vote?“