Hurley student essays teach values, explore life experiences
February 18, 2021
By TOM LAVENTURE
HURLEY - Seven Hurley K-12 students were recently honored for participating in the annual Jalonen Writing Contest.
A selection committee chose seven essays for top honors from among 40 contestants who wrote stories that were based on an interview with a family member or someone in the community, said Shannon Peterson, high school English teacher at Hurley K-12 School.
"The story had to teach a lesson or be based on values or morals," Peterson said.
These seven students honored for their work were Haley Nyquist, Olivia France, Kylee Hewitt, Dari...