Student Gabby Martini, inspired by James Monroe Elementary School fire, wins essay contest
The loss of an Edison school to fire inspired one student to write about the experience and earned her a special prize.
James Monroe Elementary School was destroyed by the intense blaze in March. Only the American flag and the school sign remained after the flames were doused.
Kids from around the state wrote about what the American flag means to them for the PNC American Patriot essay...