Ellie Wingate has been chosen as the winner of the Second
District in the United Daughters of the Confederacy’s seventh-grade essay
Ellie’s essay was submitted by the Gen. James Longstreet Chapter of Gainesville. After being selected in the District 2 competition, Ellie will compete in the seventh-grade essay competition for the state.
Ellie is now an eighth-grader at North Hall Middle School and is the daughter of Julie and Tripp Wingate of Gainesville.