Garrison wins contest

Ava Garrison, a fifth-grader at East End Elementary School in Easley, won the South Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) American history essay contest. She was honored at the S.C. DAR state conference recently. Her parents, Brett and Lauren, attended the luncheon with her. Fort Prince George Chapter DAR sponsored her for the award. Dianne Crooks is the American history essay contests chair for the chapter. Pictured, from left, are Brett Garrison, Ava Garrison, Dianne Crooks and Lauren Garrison.