Youngs Grove 5th grade students competed in the annual Modern Woodmen of America Speech Contest. The topic for this year's event was "what it means to be a hero." Mackenzie Liepelt, center, was awarded first place in the contest. Mackenzie Terry, left, received 2nd place, and John Alvin Kelley, right, received 3rd place. Other student finalists are shown below: (2nd row) Briley Mathis, Peyton Clay, Katelyn Smith; (back row) Braylon James, and Kirsten Johnson.