Davis Middle 6th Grader Wins National Essay Contest

Natalie CarmicalC.W. Davis Middle School Principal Eddie Millwood has announced that 6th grader Natalie Carmical has been named a winner in a national essay contest sponsored by the World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Her entry, “The Dangers of Being Indifferent,” is based on a quote from Elie Wiesel, a World War II Holocaust survivor, who earned a Nobel Peace Prize in 1986 for his life-long campaigns for human rights and against genocide and violence.

Ryan Hartrick, Natalie’s social studies teacher, told Mr. Millwood that on Friday, March 3, he received the news from Collin Makamson, Student Programs Coordinator for the National World War Ii Museum:

“We recently we concluded our national student essay contest and one of your students, Natalie Carmical, was our winning entrant from the 6th grade. 

We have Natalie’s winning essay up on our essay contest page which can be found below:


Congratulations to you and Natalie.”

Mr. Hartrick said that the essay had been part of a class assignment he had made back in December.