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Alpena High School Student Wins 3rd Place in Essay Competition

Sometimes stepping outside of the box can get you pretty far, and that’s what happened to one senior at Alpena High School. Tara Myers won 3rd place out of 673 essays focusing on the topic: “Can Society Function Without Respect.”

The annual essay competition is through the Optimist Club, which helps students win scholarships for college. Myers said she’s proud of representing her hometown, and putting a spotlight on Alpena.