Matteo Romero wins statewide essay contest

Submitted by Frances Dinnan

Matteo Romero’s teacher at Kalaheo School is Crystal Kalauawa.

KALAHEO — Matteo Romero, a fourth-grader at Kahaleo School, is the county and state winner in the annual Kaua‘i Association for Family and Community Education’s 2020 Character Counts! essay and art contest.