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Young Georgia Authors finalists announced
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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.  

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