Three students at Douglass High School were surprised with laptops Thursday in honor of Black History Month.
Local owners of McDonald's restaurants honored the winners of the Black McDonald's Owners Association Black History Month Essay Contest. Students wrote essays about how Black History Month affects the community.
Winners were sophomore Katherine Rodas, junior Anthonio Humphrey and senior Shariff Tucker.
Katherine's essay was titled “Black History Month Should be Celebrated,” Anthonio's was titled “Injustice: Common Enemy to All Mankind” and Shariff's was titled “Diversity in the United States.”