Justin Wilton, an eighth grade student at Michigan Math and Science Academy, has been named as a winner in the 45th Annual America & Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance Company. Several thousand eighth grade students from nearly 450 Michigan schools participated in this year’s contest. The topic this year was “My Personal Michigan Hero.”
Justin’s essay is an emotive masterpiece which displays the love he holds for his father who is physically disabled. Justin will receive an award certificate for the achievement and his name will be engraved on a plaque for permanent display in school. Justin’s first place essay now advances to the state level competition.