Young Georgia Authors’ Writing Competition 2011

Posted Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Young Georgia Authors’ Writing Competition 2011

According to the Georgia Department of Education, the purposes of the Young Georgia Authors' Writing Competition are:
1. to encourage students to develop writing that represents their best efforts,
2. provide a context for schools to support and celebrate the writing successes of all students and
3. to encourage and recognize student achievement in writing throughout Georgia.

Entries may be short stories, poetry, essays, journals, personal narratives, reports, or any other original student writing. All students currently enrolled in Georgia public schools, kindergarten through twelfth grade, may submit writing entries for the system level competition; however, the maximum number of writing entries any local system may submit to the state competition is one per grade level.

This years winners were: K-Jason McVea, 1st-Kineshy Sanchez, 2nd-Gladys Reyes,3rd-Bethany Cannon, 4th-Angel Summerville, 5th-Courtney Campbell, 6th-Jose Yanez, 7th-Baylor Rigdon (Not Pictured), 8th-Tanner Higgs, 9th-Demi Stoddard, 10th-Megan Toole, 11th-Robert George, 12th-Kevin Horne

This page last updated 01:32 pm Tuesday, April 19, 2011