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Ray Wins MO Peace Officer's Essay Contest

In photo: Mr. Ron Hudson, CMS Assistant Principal, McCullough, Ray, Bible and MO Highway Patrol Master Sergeant Gary Horton.

Cassville Middle School student Elizabeth Ray received first place in the Missouri Peace Officer's Association 8th Grade Essay Contest - MO West Division

Ray's essay was titled, "Social Media: Bringing Us Together or Tearing Us Apart."

During the CMS Awards Assembly, Trooper Terry Bible presented Ray with her winnings. She will receive $300.00 and her essay will be published in Law Enforcement magazine. 

Because of Ray's winnings, CMS was presented with a $100 donation and CMS Communications Arts teacher, Leslie McCullough, was also given $100.

Elizabeth is the daughter of Barbie Ray and Curtis Ray from Cassville.