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Dumbarton Middle students take top honors in writing contest

BCPS says:

The George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology’s senior Literary Arts students recently honored winners of the 19th annual Carver Center Middle School Writing Competition.

The competition, coordinated by the literary arts students, draws hundreds of entries, and winners are selected based on voice, originality, diction, structure, and content. This year’s winners were honored at Carver Center on March 10 and received prizes sponsored by the Carver Center Foundation.

This year’s winners are:

Poetry
First Place: Elliot Mingori Genus of Dumbarton Middle School for “Transitions”
Second Place: Trinity Anne Eimer of Catonsville Middle School for “El Ojalá”
Third Place: Jillian I. Krinsky of Franklin Middle School for “The Beautiful and Ugly Earth”
Honorable Mention:
Kathryn Elizabeth Chrzanowski of Sudbrook Magnet Middle School for “Leave This Place”

Fiction
First Place: Cecilia Millan of Hereford Middle School for “The Dyatlov Pass”
Second Place: Guinivere Roberts of Dumbarton Middle School for “Kindred Hearts”
Third Place: Micah Miller of Ridgely Middle School for “I’ve Known Rivers”
Honorable Mention:
Kailey Gee of Perry Hall Middle School for “The Beast”

Nonfiction
First Place: Gustavo Mejias of Dumbarton Middle School for “Rising Income Inequality and the Decline of the American Dream”
Second Place: Jada Iwuoha of Sudbrook Magnet Middle for “Newest Baby Boys in My Life”
Third Place: Anning Cui of Ridgely Middle School for “A Sense of Winter”
Honorable Mention:
Emily Chamish of Ridgely Middle School for “Being in the Now”


Congratulations, everyone!

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