Kenneth Curry


This essay was awarded a first prize in the Irving Bacheller-Florida Historical Society contest for Florida high-school students, held at Rollins College under the direction of Alfred J. Hanna, February twenty-first last. Mr. Curry, its author, is a student in Orlando High School. The other prize-winners and the subjects of their essays were: Ruthjeanne Bellamy, also of Orlando High School, who wrote on Pirates of the Florida Coast; Nellie Kennedy, of Hernando High School, Brooksville, who wrote on the same subject; and Chester R. Yates, of Plant City High School, on Territorial and Early Statehood of Florida.