Rockmart Middle School Students entered the annual DAR American History Essay Contest sponsored by the James Waldrop Chapter in Fayette County, Georgia. The contest is open to students in the 5th-8th grades in the surrounding areas. Rockmart Middle swept the competition for the 8th grade division. Sara Carlton placed 1st, Isaac Gober placed 2nd, and Neely Collum placed 3rd, each earning cash prizes. Additionally, each participant received a certificate and and historic memento.