Greater Tampa Sertoma Club
Saturday, January 19, 2019

National Heritage Program, 2008


Heritage Program - Nov. 6, 2008 Annual Essay contest was held at Heritage Elementary School in Tampa, FL. The 4th graders essay title was 'What It Means To me to Be A Good Citizen'.  GTSC members reviewed over 50 essays and picked the top 3. The awards were given at the Heritage Elementary Veteran's Day Assembly, which included some Korean War Vets and other military representatives. GTSC was honored to be part of this celebration.

The Korean War Vets address the assembly and present plaques to the 5th grade essay winners


The crowd was entertained by the Heritage Elementary Bobcat choir

The  winners for the GTSC 
 National Heritage Program Essays were:

First Place: Bushera Abuhalimeh (not present)

Second Place: Jae Brent Garcia

Third Place: Madison Pedreira
Principle Shirley Porebski with Jae Brent Garcia and Madison Pedreira
GTSC members George Jones and Andy Cannons with Jae Brent Garcia and Madison Pedreira