The Hermiston Elks Lodge has announced this list of winners of the club's 2010-11 Most Valuable Student Contest:
First place girls: Angelica M. Cole, Umatilla High School
First place boys: Jonathon J. Pedro, Echo High School
Second place girls: Kassandra M. Kennedy, Umatilla High School
Second place boys: Ryan T. Young, Irrigon High School
Lodge members judged entrants from six area high schools on leadership, academics, community involvement, school activities and accuracy of their brochure. First-place winners received $800 prizes, and the second-place finishers received $400 each.