Rome High School essay contest winners

Rome High School students are recognized during the Laws of Life banquet sponsored by the Seven Hills Rotary Club. The students competed in the 2017 Georgia Rotary Character Education Essay Contest. Lou Byars (from left), the superintendent of Rome City Schools; Cheryl Huffman, a member of the Rome Board of Education; Rome High School grade-level winners Ruby Martinez, a junior; Laura McCurry, a sophomore; Gigi Gonsalves, a senior (also the schoolwide winner); and Wyatt Mull, a freshman; and Lee Carter, the Rome Seven Hills Rotary Club president. (Contributed photo)