2012 Statehood Day Essay Contest

Congratulations to Jaime Poynter of Greenwood Bible Baptist School on winning the 2012 "What Indiana Means to Me" essay contest! (view release)

Thank you to the nearly 1,000 Hoosier fourth-graders that entered this year's contest. This year's finalists were as follows:

  • 1st Place: Jaime Poynter, Greenwood Bible Baptist
  • 2nd Place: Grace Yang, New Britton (Fishers) Elementary
  • 3rd Place: Olivia Freeth, Pine Tree (Avon) Elementary School
  • 4th Place: Aria Miller, Bridgeport (Indianapolis) Elementary School

View Jaime Poynter's winning essay