See Brad Wursten next Saturday and Sunday at the "Over the River Air Show" during Water Follies 2016! Brad is promoting the Ryan J. Poe Foundation's essay contest while in town. The winner of the essay contest can be Brad's co-pilot on a flight above Tri-Cities.

Just write 500 words or more on 1) What is your dream? 2) What are you doing to obtain it? 3) How does education play a role in obtaining it? and 4) What will you do with it once you succeed? And feel free to include what role God is playing in your journey.

The essay must be turned in by 6 a.m. Monday morning! Email to

The contest is recommended for children in grades 5, 6, 7.

The ride in the stunt plane will be this Thursday.

Visit the Ryan J. Poe Foundation website for sample essays and more information.

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