Four Ada students will be honored at the state Capitol Monday for their winning entries in the Oklahoma Heritage Association’s annual Heritage Week competition. 

J.J. Stewart, a seventh grader in Roff Schools, won first place in the southcentral region for an essay about Bertha Frank Teague.  Britini Parker, a senior at Ada High School, won first place in the state and first place in the southcentral region for her poster/essay entry.  Mirella Ramirez, an Ada resident and senior at Vanoss High School, won second in the state for her poster/essay entry.  Kelsey Winningham, an Ada resident and junior at Vanoss High School, won third in the state for her poster/essay entry.

These students are four of more than 20 Oklahoma students from around the state who will be honored at the Capitol Monday for their winning entries in the Oklahoma Heritage Association’s annual Heritage Week.  The event will take place in the Blue Room at 1 p.m.

Fourth through twelfth graders will be on hand to display their poster and essay entries and to receive cash awards from OHA.  Entries depict historical state events, notable Oklahomans and the symbolism of the Capitol.

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