Oxford Elementary School students who participated in coloring contest included, left to right, Ozioma Ozor-ilo, first place; Alexis Hale, second place; Ann Norton, UDC member; Ashleigh Wade, third place; and Daulton Yates, honorable mention.
Oxford Elementary School students participated in the coloring contest in April as part of Confederate History month. The contest is sponsored by the Major General Patrick R. Cleburne Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The contest consisted of 11 test questions and a color-coded picture of General Lee and his horse, Traveler, that the students had to complete. The winners were awarded certificates, ribbons and a presidential dollar with the first-place winner, Ozioma Ozor-ilo, receiving a grand prize of $10. Ozor-ilo's paper also competed against the first-place winner, Torri Morgan, of Cleburne County, above,where she won first place again.