The Bill Horine Family and Story County Conservation are pleased to announce winners of the 2018 Bill Horine Outdoor Writing Contest for Youth.  

Madeline Taylor won first place and $250 for “My Hidden Trail.”

Gretchen Webber won second place and $150 for “Lulu’s Purpose.”

Samantha Parsons won Third Place and $50 for “Mystery in the Water.”

Bill Horine was an avid outdoor writer and journalist in Story County.   He was devoted to educating the public, especially youth, about the importance of the outdoors, conservation, and the environment.

Would you like to make Homecoming 2018 the best student run event in the history of Ames High? If you are a current Junior and want to be a 2018 Homecoming co-chair, pick up an application in the Associate Principals office today. Deadline to return completed applications is Friday, May 5th.

Thought For The Day – Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. – Maya Angelou