to the Booker T. Club (being formed) at Grover C. Fields Middle School in New Bern, NC.

Congratulation to (now 8th grader), Miss Christina Bryant, for her winning essay in the 2016 Booker T. Essay Contest , sponsored by the Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Ass'n.

Ms. Bryant's essay was on lessons she learned from how Booker T. Washington overcame obstacles in his own life to achieve great things.
Presenting the Award (which came with a cash prize) to Ms Bryant, is Mr. Randy Siler, 6th grade teacher at GC Fields, and lead coordinator for the essay contest.