Haleigh Jackson's Essay wins local, state, and South Central DAR Division
Buffalo Island Central East Elementary student, Haleigh Jackson, wrote an essay for the DAR History Essay Contest about forgotten patriots who supported the American struggle for independence.
Her essay won first place in Craighead County for the fifth grade. She went on to win first place in the state of Arkansas for the fifth grade and was recently notified her essay placed third in the South Central Division. This division includes the states of Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas and Kansas.