Creative Writing Contest Reception

Good Morning Everyone:

The Creative Writing contest was a huge success. We had over 60 entries for this event.  We are having a reception on Oct. 28th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the library to recognize all the youth who participated in this event as well as recognizing the winners with their prizes.  The Friends of the Library and the Library would like to invite all to attend to help us recognize these talented youth.  If you cannot stay for the full event, but are in the neighborhood, please stop by and say hi.  Below, there is a complete list of all the winners and a list of all the judges who volunteered to help with the reading all of the entries.  If anyone would like to volunteer and bring finger foods we would appreciate any and all assistance.

THE WINNERS FOR THE CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Category 1 (2nd-3rd Grades)

  • 1st place  — Ethan Ross  “A Ninja Academy”

Category 2 (4th-5th Grades)

  • 1st place — Hermione Wilson    “Rusty Old Nail”
  • 2nd place —  Erin Wright  “The Princess and the Giraffe”
  • 3rd place —  Danni Ryan “One Crazy Dog”
  • Honorable Mention — Alyvia Blythe Battles “Bethany the Great”

Category 3 (6th-8th Grades)

  • 1st place — Zachary Wright “The Queen’s Sadness”
  • 2nd place — Adeline Baggett “Unwanted Memories”

Category 4 (9th-10th Grades)

  • 1st place — Katherine Arnold  “And The Winner Is”
  • 2nd place — Bryant Wilson “The Boy I am and the Man I Hope to Become”
  • 3rd place — Hannah Groves “October Skyline”
  • Honorable Mention —  Clay Wright “The Hunter”

Category 5 (11th-12th Grades)

  • 1st place — Autumn Dawn Ray Hughes  “Never Again”
  • 2nd place — Christian Bryant “Who Am I?”
  • 3rd place — Nick Moore “Grey Skies”
  • Honorable Mention — Kade-Mica David Battles “Just Write It!”
I would like to personally congratulate all the winners.  Erin has some talented writers.  We had over 60 entries, which is amazing for it being the first year.  I can’t wait to see how many entries we have next year.
There will be a reception on Oct. 28, 2013 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for all the students who entered the writing contest and the winners. We will recognize everyone who entered the contest.  We will also be awarding prizes to all the winners of event (that are listed above). 

I want to also thank all the judges: 

  •  Category 1 Judges were: Jody Adams, Vickie Channell, Steve Warren, Byron Parker, Vickie Parker, Melissa Barker, and Sharon Wilson
  • Category 2 Judges were: Jody Adams, Vickie Channell, Steve Warren, Byron Parker, Vickie Parker, Melissa Barker, and Denise Adams.
  • Category 3 Judges were: Jody Adams, Vickie Channell, Steve Warren, Byron Parker, Vickie Parker, Melissa Barker, and Sharon Wilson
  • Category 4 Judges were: Jody Adams, Vickie Channell, Steve Warren, Byron Parker, Vickie Parker, and Melissa Barker
  • Category 5 Judges were: Jody Adams, Vickie Channell, Steve Warren, Byron Parker, Vickie Parker, Melissa Barker, and Sharon Wilson
*** All judging was done blindly and most of the judges were from out of town so that all judging was handled fairly. 
Sincerely,

Sharon Wilson

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