Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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May 9, 2014

Teutopolis, Fourth grade, Mrs. Scott



Lana Jansen

2014 Mother of the Year

When I think of my Mom I remember her helping people, donating, and assisting with religion.

My Mom is such a great person! My Mother should definitely be Mother of the Year. Cindy Konkel is Mother of the Year in my heart.

I can share a few reasons why my Mother is such a great person. First, my Mom helps out with religion. My Mom teaches religion at my school every Monday and Thursday. Second of all, my Mom donates lots of things. My Mom likes to donate clothes and books to Catholic Charities. Also, she donates to many other places. Finally, my Mom helps out the elderly. My Mom helps the elderly because she helps my Grandma out every Thursday. These are just few reasons why my Mom is so admirable.

Therefore, for these and many other reasons my Mom should be Mother of the Year. Judges, you should definitely select my Mother to win this prize.

Derek Konkel

The Best Mom Ever!

Amy, my mom, is the best mom out of the moms. She should go down in the history of moms. My mom is better than anyone's mom!

To start off, my mom plays inside games with me on rainy days, and she plays outside games with me on nice days. We play card games, board games, and lots of other games. For outside games we play catch with a baseball, go bike riding, and lots of other things. Next, she buys me almost everything I want for the holidays, and even sometimes on a regular day. She buys me everything I want for Easter, my birthday, and Christmas. What my mom buys me on regular days is usually a candy bar or a drink. Then she helps me on my work that I do not understand. My mom helps me on reading, math, science, and English. She helps me on my home life, too.

Finally, my mom is the best because she plays games with me. Also, she is amazing because she buys me a lot of items. My mom should be the Mother of the Year!

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