Clipped from US, California, Oxnard, Oxnard Press Courier, April 20, 1969

vatiuli, wjiivvioiij Vi ' atiivinia,Berkeley 94720. there. Actually it took them 17 beloved cha^Jeron, simply .statESSAY CONTEST WINNERS AT SANTA CLARAJack Fleming and Patty Huff look over essay contest scrapbookSaints Four Seniors WinPlace in Top Bank AwardsContestCounty h i g hi leaders, was held last Tuesday ok top honors 1 at the Pierpont Inn in,VenturaBv ADRIENNE LARASanta Clara High School had seven winners in an e.ssay contest recently sponsored by the .American Legion in Oxnard.In the upper division of 10th, 11th and 12th grade students, I^tty Huff plac^ first.Grace Henley took second8lace, and Jack Fleming, third, f^ayne Decker placed fourth.The winning seniors wrote on the topic, “My Faith in America.”Four Ventura school seniors 1this pa.-d week in the lot-al semi-iCompeting students had beer finals of the 1969 Bank of;selected as best in their gen America .Achievement Awards jeral fields of study at their in program. dividual high schools.Winners and their general i The panel heard them ir [fields of study were Martha aroun discussions of current is I Moreno of Moorpark, vocationalarts; Thomas Langsues related to their .studies Sewing.Sana, fine arts; Steven G. leadership, outside adivities Johnson of Oxnard, liberal arts; and the group discu^on.and John Huston of Carr science and mathematics.judges 1 ni. Fredfirst Dlace in their I Ventura. Mrs. Karroll Maugh„ Thousandapiece arid the right to com pke for cash awa^ of up USI.000 at the Southern CabforAreaay 9.George Trevarthen and Doug las Hope, both of Oxnard.Virtually all the .state’s pub-highparochialIn the seventh, ei^th andlunth grade classification, Manfred ^ichwein, Jane Frazer and Mary Navarro merited the first, second and third places, resp^ively.second place win- schools participate in the an Iners each received $50 awards nual program, in which dupliid third takes home $25. cate cash awards are given in The semi-final event, in which nine separate divisions. South-t) students from hic^ schools em California Area 4 is onein the southern county area appeared before a panel of civicfive Southern Cabforma sions.