TRENTON, Maine — Cassidy Parady, an eighth-grader at Trenton Elementary School in Trenton, was named a finalist in the Modern Woodmen of America National School Speech Contest. The theme was “An American Hero.”
Local, county and state contest winners across the nation were judged in a live presentation. The national winner will be chosen in July from videos submitted to the Modern Woodmen of America home office in Rock Island, Ill.
The national winner will earn a $2,000 savings plan, second place will receive a $1,500 plan and third place will receive a $1,000 plan.