- Category: School
- Published on 13 February 2017
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
Mount Vernon Junior High School student Peyton Steen claimed third place in the District Patriot’s Pen Essay contest and was awarded a $400 scholarship.
The contest is sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Miss Steen was one of six local winners to advance to District. She is in the eighth grade and the daughter of Stacy and Trudi Steen.