ABIGAIL BOWERS of North Reading won the second place prize in the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts (GCFM) High School Essay Contest. Sponsored by the North Reading Garden Club, Abby was awarded a check for $100 for her essay, “The Effects of Bottled Water.” Pictured, left to right: North Reading Garden Club co-President Anne Lundell, GCFM Essay Contest Chairperson Charlene Malek, Abigail Bowers and her mother, Laura Bowers. (Courtesy Photo)

Published April 25, 2019