Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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May 9, 2014

Teutopolis, Fourth grade, Mrs. Scott



Jack Beckman

The Helping Mom

Tracy Blackwell, my mom, should be named the Mother of the Year because she is very helpful. Without a doubt, I think my mother should be winner.

My mother helps bake for the church breakfast. She always bakes pies or different types of cakes for it. My mother helps my Grandma by doing laundry, doing her dishes, and by helping her around the house. Finally, my mother also dusts, vacuums the floor, washes off the pews, and cleans the baby-sitting room for the church. Mom is the most helpful person I know.

My mother cleans the church, helps my grandma, and bakes for the church breakfasts. Lastly, my mother should be the Mother of the year because she is definitely giving and helpful to others.

Lauren Blackwell

The Greatest Mother

Hey! Do you know who has the greatest mom? It's me. I think my mom Holly Buenerkemper should win the Mother of the Year, because she is an amazing mother.

My mom is a wonderful helper. My mom helps me with my homework such as math and social studies and even checks my homework. My mom lets me do fun activities. My mom is super nice to let me fish and hunt with my dogs. My mom volunteers at events. My mom is nice to run in the Relay For Life so they can raise money to help to stop cancer.

My mom is a wonderful helper. She lets me do exciting activities, and she volunteers her time to help others.

I want you to pick my amazing mother to win this contest.

Lane Buenerkemper

My Mom is the Real Deal

"Follow your dream wherever it takes you. Let no one stand in your way." said my mom (Jennifer Hutmacher) when I got made fun of at school. My mom should be awarded Mother of the Year because she is a successful entrepreneur. She is also loving and makes good choices. Judges, you should do the honor of awarding my mom Mother of the Year.

My mom is very smart. I am not trying to brag, but she is a very successful entrepreneur. She grooms dogs and cats for a living. Her business is called "Diamonds in the Ruff". All of her costumers love the way she grooms the animals’ hair. She always takes her time and does a good job. My mom,

Jennifer, is very kind hearted and loving. When someone feels sad she always makes them feel better.

One time, I was having trouble with some of my friends, and she made me feel better instantly. In case you have not noticed, my mom makes very good choices. When people told her she should not groom, she was determined and started grooming anyway. Now look how successful she is!

My wonderful mom should be awarded Mother of the Year because she is very successful, makes good choices, and makes people feel good. You should choose my mom to be the Mother of the Year. If you have not noticed, my mom is the real deal!

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