25 rewarded for writings

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library has announced winners of its 31st annual Creative Writing Awards contest.

Category I

Fifth-sixth grade prose:

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First: “Erykah Life Story” by Yashica Brown, fifth grade, Warrenton; second: “Super Cow and Porky Pig and the Dancing Battle” by Connie Daene, sixth grade, Bovina; honorable mention: “The Mean Bully” by Jacob Cochran, fifth grade, Warrenton; “Journal of Anna Flimsy” by Kate Shelton, fifth, Bovina

Category II

Seventh-ninth grade prose:

First: “The Portal” by Cameron Furey, ninth grade, Warren Central; second: “A Dangerous Life” by Sallie Lin, ninth grade, Warren Central; honorable mention: “Escape to the Hills” by Jaelyn Young, ninth grade, Warren Central

Category III

10th-12th grade prose:

First: “Heads Under Hills” by Donald Brown, 12th grade, Vicksburg High; second: “The Monster” by Donald Brown, 12th grade, Vicksburg High

Category IV

Fifth-sixth grade poetry:

First: “Earth” by Alexis Jackson, sixth grade, Warrenton; second: “Football” by Taft Nesmith, sixth grade, St. Francis; honorable mention: “The True Picture” by Alexis Bowers, sixth grade, Warren Central Intermediate; “Grandmas” by Katelyn Brock, sixth grade, St. Francis; “My Favorite Sport is Soccer” by Cass Hudson, sixth grade, St. Francis; “The Night Shined” by Ansley Plunk, fifth grade, Bovina; “Baseball” by Lee Simpson, sixth grade, St. Francis

Category V

Seventh-ninth grade poetry:

First: “Sounds of the Earth” by Ashley Proctor, ninth grade, Warren Central; second: “Never Leave” by Kristen Miller, ninth grade, Warren Central; honorable mention: “A Special Place” by Tyler Gore, ninth grade, Warren Central; “I Am” by Lauren Pratt, ninth grade, Warren Central; “Progress” by Lyndsay Reed, ninth grade, Warren Central; “The Rings of Glory” by Hannah Register, ninth grade, Warren Central; “Race Day” by Stephen Wagner, ninth Grade, Warren Central

Category VI

10th-12th grade poetry:

First: “The Centurion Concludes” by Donald Brown, 12th grade, Vicksburg High; second — “I Am” by Michael Whittaker, 11th grade, Vicksburg High