Lee Middle School Student Places 2nd in Essay Contest

June 1, 2006

Congratulations to Lee Middle School seventh grader Lauren McCollum. She has won 2nd place in state in the grades 6-8 division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife's Hometown Horned Toads essay contest. Her essay is entitled "Horned Toads: A Disappearing Act."

Lauren's prize package includes a winner's certificate and a set of outdoor learning gear valued at $100.

Lauren wrote her essay as a class project in her PreAP Science Class at Lee. It included interviews from five people regarding the declining population of horned toads in Texas.