The Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition recently named the Hall County finalists.
The works from the students listed below move on to the regional competition.
Kindergarten: Flowery Branch Elementary, Scout Ledford, “Elu and Crystal Go To The Park”
1st grade: Lanier Elementary, Ashley Esparza, “My Life in America”
2nd grade: Sugar Hill Elementary, Kaylee Baker, “My Dragon Fly Friend”
3rd grade: Riverbend Elementary, Riley Collins, “The Perfect Pet”
4th grade: Mount Vernon Elementary, Athena Vacentsevanos, “The Journey To Find Papa “
5th grade: World Language Academy, Kaitlin Cook, “The Skateboard Catastrophe”
6th grade: North Hall Middle, Victoria Cape, “Sisters”
7th grade: North Hall Middle, Hannah Schofield, “The Crash”
8th grade: Chestatee Academy, Emilee Bragg, “Forgotten Friend”
9th grade: North Hall High, Rebecca Dillard, “Self-Doubt”
10th grade: North Hall High, Emily Britt, “Should Planned Parenthood Be Funded?”
11th grade: North Hall High, Gracyn Potter, “Early Evening”
12th grade: North Hall High, Winter B. Lake “Pages of The Past: Forgiveness”
The purpose of the Young Georgia Authors writing competition is to encourage students to develop enthusiasm for and expertise in their writing, to provide a context to celebrate their writing successes, and to recognize student achievement in arts and academics.