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Junior Proffit wins K of C essay contest

October 28th, 2011


Junior Michael Anthony Proffit was named the winner of the 2011 Public Safety Essay Contest.  The contest, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Tara Council # 6352 in Jonesboro, is an annual competition. This year's essay them was: The Integration of 21st Century Technology into Public Safety Jobs.

Proffit's essay was selected from among the 13 finalists. Proffit was awarded a certificate and savings bond at a ceremony honoring local public safety officers on Wednesday. He is pictured above with Grand Knight John Halloran (left) and with his parents Merry and Michael Proffit and Nathan Watts, Mercy social studies faculty member (right).


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