Local students win Lewis and Clark Essay Contest
June 17, 2021
MISSOULA COUNTY - The Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation announced that two Seeley Lake students won cash prizes for their participation in an essay-writing contest. Ava Thornsberry won first place and received $300. Clara Kyrouac tied for third and received $100. Other Missoula-area students to win were Abigail Sherwood in second and Kenney Smith tied for third. Each entrant received a one-year membership to the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation.
In their essays, the girls talked about the significance of the 1803-06 Lewis and Clark Expedition in western Montana. The contest...