Macy Anderson’s essay was chosen from among six first-place winners from participating elementary schools. Each year, the Centerville chapter of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers invites students from the Centerville/Farmington area to write an essay about a pioneer ancestor or a person or event in pioneer history. Anderson won $100 and a certificate for her efforts.
First place winners from each of the six participating elementary schools in the Centerville/Farmington area won $20 each. Those winners include: Brenden Tornavacca, J.A. Taylor Elementary School; Megan Miler, Reading Elementary School; Jacob Bastian, Centerville Elementary School; Marinn Saylor, Eagle Bay Elementary School; and, Elizabeth Orth, Farmington Elementary School.
There were 450 participants.