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Hollywood Hill sixth grader wins essay contest

Kristina Hilsheimer

Kristina Hilsheimer.

essay contest Kristina Hilsheimer, a sixth grader at Hollywood Hill Elementary, was named a winner of the "Follow Your Leader" essay contest sponsored by the Bon Marche, the Seattle Times, and KING-5 TV.
   Hilsheimer's selection was based on her essay about why she wanted to spend a day with Kahni Shephard, an EMT firefighter from Bellingham. Kristina is interested in making her career in emergency medicine and will have the opportunity to learn firsthand from Kahni about being an EMT.
   Along with spending the day with their leader, each winner will receive a $1,000 savings bond at an awards luncheon at the Seattle Times on Oct. 25.