Affton Elks honor Gotsch students

Affton Elks honor Gotsch students

Affton Elks Lodge No. 2635 recently presented savings bonds to Gotsch Intermediate School students who were winners of the Elks’ Americanism Essay Contest. Pictured, front row, from left, are: first-place winner Samuel Aufmuth, who received a $100 savings bond; second-place winner, Elena Bresler, who received a $75 savings bond; and third-place winner Anthony Eickelberger, who received a $50 savings bond. Back row, from left, are: Americanism Essay Chairman Tom Parchomski, Principal Brian Smith and Americanism Essay Committee member Bill De Larber. All 157 contest participants received certificates of recognition.