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Winners of the Young Georgia Authors competition for Rome City Schools have been announced. 12 student writers from West End Elementary, East Central Elementary, Rome Middle School and Rome High School had their work selected to move from the system level to the Georgia RESA (Regional Education Service Agency) level of the competition.
If these students’ writings advance through the RESA-level, their work will be entered into the state level of the Young Georgia Authors contest.
The list of winners, along with their schools, grade levels and titles of their pieces are as follows:
Kindergarten- Jase Folsom West End Blud Moon
First Grade- Carter Holbert West End Alien on Earth
Second Grade- Clara Davis West End Happy Place
Third Grade- Rylan Mull West End The Time I Caught My First Fish
Fourth Grade- Ella Weaver West End Just Too Scary
Fifth Grade- Emerson Laipple East Central How Can I Be Perfect?
Sixth Grade- Mary Burke Smith East Central Those Eyes: The Escape
Seventh Grade- Chloe Elizabeth Littlejohn RMS What Happened Next…
Eighth Grade- Leah Bartleson RMS Law of Life Essay
Ninth Grade- Emma Breithaupt RHS An Aspiration
Tenth Grade- Alayna Weber RHS A Letter To No One
Eleventh Grade- Jose Reyes RHS Untitled
Twelfth Grade- Jordan Smith RHS More
Keep an eye on the Rome City Schools Facebook page for interviews with the winners and a brief summary of their stories/poems.
Please join us in congratulating these talent young writers!