Wilson, a Naval Sea Cadet from NCBC Battalion, Quonset Point, was the regional winner, landing in third place in the New England/Northeast region. Albin was selected for the region's second place award.
The theme for the essay contest was "What the Bill of Rights Means to Me" and each winner will get a $100 cash award from the Fleet Reserve Association for their essays.
The Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 42 Davisville, is the founding sponsor of NCBC Battalion of the Naval Sea Cadet Corps. NCBC has been providing leadership training and establishing core values for Rhode Island youth at Quonset Point/Davisville since 1986.
FRA Branch 42 (http://www.fra42.org) meets monthly at the Seabee Museum in Davisville. For more information on the 2015 FRA Essay Contest, please visit the national FRA web site at http://www.fra.org/Content/fra/AboutFRA/EssayContest/. For more information on the Naval Sea Cadets in Rhode Island, visit the web site at http://www.riseacadets.org.