As reported 51 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, Dec. 1, 1960:
Essay contest winner
Supervisors of the Little River Soil Conservation District have announced that Claudia Tucker, of Harlem High School, is the winner of the District Soil Conservation Essay Contest.
Tucker is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Tucker, of Harlem.
The winner has received a check for $50 given by the District Supervisors. All district winners will compete for the state prize.