Top 3 essay contest

The Columbus AFB Top 3 hosted an enlisted essay contest sponsored by the local Air Force Association Chapter and the Officers Spouses' Council. The essay titled "Why I Vote" was in line with the upcoming election and sought to solicit informative aspects from a Junior Enlisted perspective. Staff Sgt. Iris Catala-Cotto of the 14th Medical Group was the AFA $500 first place recipient. The winner for the non-commissioned officer cateogry was Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Lombardo, 14th MIssion Support Squadon. She received a $125 Officer Spouses Council scholarship. The winner in the Airman category was Senior Airman Kathleen Ellison, 14th Operations Support Squadron. The winners are pictured here with Master Sgt. Isvan Mercer, left, Top 3 president, and Master Sgt. David Sauer, essay coordinator, (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Danielle Powell)

PHOTO BY: Airman st Class Danielle Powell
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