Congratulations to the following Houston Middle School Students for winning the VFW Patriots Pen Essay Contest sponsored by the Licking VFW Post 6337 and Mandy Adey as Sponsor. Sixth Grade - First to Katie Chipps, Second to Madi Reed, and Third to Alivia Blaska Seventh Grade - First to Ashleigh Loman, Second to Bourbon Campbell, and Third to Jenna Sheppard Eighth Grade - First to Amelia McKinney, Second to Anderson Morris, and Third to Janessa Foster. Licking VFW Post 6337 Commander Billie Krewson will present the students their awards at a banquet served by the post Ladies Auxiliary. Along with the students' parents and other family members, their English Teachers Mrs. Kathy Bradshaw and Ms. Rhonda Morgan will be attending the awards banquet at the Licking VFW on Monday, January 16
The Houston R-1 School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, genetics or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Allen Moss, Superintendent, 423 W. Pine, Houston, MO 65483, (417) 967-3024.