Mauriceville Middle School eighth grader, Tesa Bourque, was recently named as a finalist in the Better Business Bureau’s “Laws of Life” Essay Contest. Over 3,100 Southeast Texas students participated in the program and Tesa is one of the 15 whose work was chosen.

The top 15 essayists will be honored at the Fourth Annual Laws of Life Banquet on Tuesday, April 7, at The Event Centre in downtown Beaumont. The winner of the contest will be named during that event.

Photo – Tesa Borque received a certificate, gift and balloons for her “Laws of Life” essay. The program’s director, Rebekah Maxwell, is on the left with MMS Principal, Todd Loupe on the right.