In an essay contest with the topic of invasive species sponsored by the Polk County Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force in which Polk County students participated, Bailey Turnwall and Ava Oakes, fifth graders in Sue Garmen’s class at Highland School, tied for first in their grade.

In an essay contest with the topic of invasive species sponsored by the Polk County Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force in which Polk County students participated, Bailey Turnwall and Ava Oakes, fifth graders in Sue Garmen’s class at Highland School, tied for first in their grade.