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2006 Art and Essay Contest

Essay Contest Awards (4th and 5th Grades)

  • Honorable Mention
    • "Longhorn Train Tales"
      by Travis Keller
      4th Grader, Sam Houston Elementary
      Michelle Houdek, Teacher
    • "Railroads That Made America What It Is Today"
      by Samuel Skrabanek
      4th Grader, Sam Houston Elementary
      Michelle Houdek, Teacher
    • "How Trains Changed America"
      by Ashish Streatfield
      5th Grader, Johnson Elementary
      Beverly Taylor, Teacher
    • "The Iron Horse"
      by Sammy Zeiders
      4th Grader, Alton Elementary
      Mary Lou Zeiders, Teacher
  • 3rd Place
    • "Trains Changed America"
      by Taryn Allen
      4th Grader, Allen Academy
      Cheryl Hightower, Teacher
    • "Trains: Creating History"
      by Brooke Cohen
      5th Grader, Allen Academy
      Cheryl Hightower, Teacher
    • "Railroads and Trains"
      by Sabra Jasinski
      4th Grader, Alton Elementary
      Mary Lou Zeiders, Teacher
    • "Early Railroads"
      by Thomas Parr
      5th Grader, Sam Houston Elementary
      Joey Duhon, Teacher
  • 2nd Place
    • "Trains in the 1860's"
      by Emily Hall
      5th Grader, Allen Academy
      Cheryl Hightower, Teacher
    • "Ole' Ironsides"
      by John Kay
      5th Grader, Johnson Elementary
      Theresa Robinson, Teacher
    • "Trains Throughout History"
      by Rebecca Peirce
      4th Grader, Sam Houston Elementary
      Michelle Houdek, Teacher
    • "Railroad Reflections"
      by Lezlie Ayn Ramsey
      5th Grader, Johnson Elementary
      Theresa Robinson, Teacher
  • 1st Place
    • "The Railroad: America's First Real Step"
      by Cherylanne Chandler
      5th Grader, Sam Houston Elementary
      Joey Duhon, Teacher
    • "Trains Formed America"
      by Morgan Fischer
      4th Grader, Alton Elementary
      Mary Lou Zeiders, Teacher
    • "Trailways to America"
      by Dennis Garcia-Rhodes, Jr
      5th Grader, Johnson Elementary
      Theresa Robinson, Teacher
    • "Train's Influence on History"
      by Jordan Pankratz
      5th Grader, Johnson Elementary
      Beverly Taylor, Teacher
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