Nine Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Elementary School students earned honors in the Oswego County Reading Council’s 25th Annual Writing Contest. Front row, left to right, are: Finnigan Taylor, second place in the pre-kindergarten category; Kendall Wheeler, third place in the kindergarten category; Gary DuPont, first place in the kindergarten category; Madison Mayers, second place in the pre-kindergarten category; and Rayann Gardner, first place in the pre-kindergarten category. Back row, left to right: Alonna Phillips, second place in the kindergarten category; Ethan Pernisi, second place in the fifth grade category; Avery Oakes, first place in the second grade category; and Abbigail Louer, first place in the first grade category. Unavailable at time of photo was Gabriel Hull, who placed third in the pre-kindergarten category of the contest. Writing contest winners were invited to attend a special ceremony in late May where they were honored for their writing achievements and presented with certificates of achievement, ribbons and prizes. The stories of each first place winner, from each grade level category, were read aloud and shared with the audience at the ceremony.