Winners display their prizes from the 33rd annual Margaret Thompson Historical Essay Contest during a May 9 reception at the Los Altos History Museum. Students were asked to write on Native American foods, reflecting a recent museum exhibition. Pictured, from left, front row: Josephine Dunne, Avery Simonsen and Colin Chin. Second row: Abigail Kamenetsky, Cooper Hahn and Genna Noble. Third row: Mackenzie Fobes, Katie Noble, Florencia Rodriguez-Steube and Rohan Parasnis. Back row: Isabel Vargas-Hurlston, Kate Eng and Wade Smith. The Town Crier will be publishing the winning essays at losaltosonline.com.