Super mom of the year
THREE RIVERS — Ten-year-old Faith Balkema won the Three Rivers Commercial-News’ writing contest with her Mother’s Day poem to her mom Erika Balkema.
Faith received the opportunity to write her poem at Andrews Elementary. Her fourth-grade teacher Brandy Preston and her fourth-grade writing teacher Joyce Gyllstrom participated in this year’s writing contest by assigning it as a class assignment. The staff at the Commercial-News voted on 24 entries and selected Faith’s as the winner.
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