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North Hall student wins statewide essay contest
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Ellie Wingate

Ellie Wingate has been awarded the State of Georgia winner in the United Daughters of the Confederacy’s seventh-grade essay contest. 

Ellie’s essay, titled “John S. Pemberton — The Inventor of Coca-Cola,” was submitted by the Gen. James Longstreet Chapter of Gainesville. 

She was recognized on Oct. 6 at the Education Luncheon held during the 123rd UDC Division Convention at the Atlanta Marriott Century Center. 

Ellie is an eighth-grader at North Hall Middle School and is the daughter of Julie and Tripp Wingate of Gainesville.

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