University holds a flag-making and essay competition to give students a chance
to learn about another country.
currently represented in the William Woods student body. They are instructed to
make a replica of that country’s flag and write an essay on that country.
a row, was Kaitlyn Wideman, a sophomore athletic training major from
Russelville, Mo., with her flag and essay for Ghana.
mathematics major from St. Peters, Mo., with her flag and essay for Zimbabwe. Jennifer
Boudreau, a senior elementary education major from Jefferson City, Mo., was
awarded third place for her flag and essay for Taiwan.
competition this year and last and plans to participate again. While others
paint their flags, she sews the flag herself, which she says is her favorite
part of the competition.
learn of other cultures and ways of people in other countries,” said Wideman,
“It also lets you know how lucky we are to be a part of this country.”