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Beech wins UDC essay contest
0523 UDC essay winner
Chapter second vice president Faye Morgan recognizes Oliver Beech as the Effingham County UDC chapter's essay winner. - photo by Photo provided

Each year, the United Daughters of the Confederacy sponsors an essay contest for students in grades 5-12. This year’s topic was “March to the Sea.”

The first-place winner from the Effingham County Hussars Chapter No. 2285 was Oliver Beech, a fifth-grade student at Springfield Elementary School.

Chapter second vice president Faye Morgan presented Beech with a certificate and award at a recent chapter meeting.