Third grader wins $100 in essay contest

    Cherokee Tribune

    Sienna DiFiore is only 8 years old, but the Hickory Flat Elementary School student is already saving money to attend college so she can pursue a career in fashion design. Today, she’s $100 closer to her goal, after winning the Delta Community Credit Union Youth Month Essay Contest in Cherokee County. “This contest inspired a lot of conversations about the importance of saving money for the future,” said Givens. “It’s always fun to read our students’ creative ideas, and especially gratifying that Sienna won recognition for her essay.”

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