Essay winner

Front row, from left, are Priscilla Williams and Anna Trakul. Behind them are an assistant chief deputy (name not provided) and chief deputy Bill Cash.


Congratulations to St. Ann Catholic School Bartlett fifth-grader, Anna Trakul, for winning the citywide “Take a Bite Out of Crime writing contest” hosted by the Exchange Club. The theme of the essay was, “If I were an FBI SAC Agent for the day I would …..”

St. Ann students took seven of the eight finalist spots.

Trakul was honored at a luncheon and received a cash prize along with a hat and a certificate awarding her the job of Deputy Sheriff. Her teacher, Priscilla Williams, received a $50 award and an invitation to be a volunteer for the Exchange Club.