Kids in the News: Young Authors' Contest Winners Honored

Kids in the News
Young Authors' Contest Winners Honored

The winners of the annual Young Authors' Contest, sponsored by the Washington County Reading Council, were saluted at an awards dinner on Friday, May 4, 2007, at the Four Points Sheraton of Hagerstown. Award winning author Mary Downing Hahn was the guest speaker. The following received recognition:
Grade 2
Poem - Makenzie Highbarger - Fountaindale Elementary
Story - Elizabeth Mackley - Williamsport Elementary
Grade 3
Poem - Maddie Huff - Eastern Elementary
Story - Graham Poole - Greenbrier Elementary
Grade 4
Poem - Julius Smead - Fountaindale Elementary
Story - Alexandra Werder - Fountaindale Elementary
Grade 5
Poem - Morgan Kenworthy - Paramount Elementary
Story - Dylan Coulter - Sharpsburg Elementary
Grade 6
Poem - Vantarra Edwards - Western Heights Middle
Story - Madison Depew - Springfield Middle
Grade 7
Poem - Heather Lewis - Northern Middle
Story - Stephanie Swope - E. Russell Hicks Middle
Grade 8
Poem - Laura Wagner - Northern Middle
Story - Rachel Birky - Boonsboro Middle
Grade 9
Poem - Aaron Hetzer - Clear Spring High
Story - Anna Baldasarre - Smithsburg High
Grade 10
Poem - Amanda Jenkins - Clear Spring High