Notre Dame Academy Student Takes 1st Place in Gilder Lehrman Institute Essay Contest

Brandin Jordan, a 4th grader at Notre Dame Academy, won first place in the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s “Dear George Washington” essay contest. The contest was open to students in grades 2-5 across the nation. Each student wrote a letter to President George Washington on his inauguration day telling him what to focus on during his first term in office. Congratulations to Brandin on his hard-earned achievement!