St. Landry Parish, LA

St. Landry Parish, LA

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Festival of Words Creative Writing Contest Awards Ceremony

On November 4, 2017--The Acadiana Writing Project partners with Festival of Words every year to sponsor the Festival of Words Youth Writing Contest. Hundreds of students in grades three through twelve from across Acadiana submitted poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction pieces. All submissions were anonymous, for blind judging. 

Winners will be honored at The Thensted Center, 268 Church St., Grand Coteau, LA 70541 on Saturday, November 4 at 11:30 a.m. 

Learn more about Festival of Words at http //www.festivalofwords.org/ 

Congratulations to students who placed in the 2017 Festival of Words Youth Creative Writing Contest

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 

Poetry

1st: "Achieve" by Ethan Landes, 5th grade, Berchman’s Academy 

Fiction

1st: "Light and Shadow in the War of Age" by Mason Darby, 5th grade, Berchman’s Academy 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Poetry

1st "March to the Sea" by Rani Meaux, 8th grade, North Vermilion Middle School 

2nd: "Our Universe" by Brooklyn Orr, 7th grade, North Vermilion Middle School 

3rd: "Leaves" by Candence Tucker, 8th grade, L.J. Alleman Middle School 

Fiction 

1st "The Bad" by Blair Saltzman, 8th grade, North Vermilion Middle School 

2nd : "Samel” by Kristos Guillory, 8th grade, North Vermilion Middle School 

3rd: "Rein’s Foolishness”, by Mya Gerard, 8th grade, Broussard Middle School 

4th "Dream Journals and Reality,” by Madison Trahan, 7th grade, North Vermilion Middle School 

HIGH SCHOOL

Poetry

1st: "Bookworm" by Cameron Choate, 10th grade, Lafayette High

2nd: “Something Somewhere Fell” by Alex Malcombe, 11th grade, Lafayette High School

3rd: "The Day that I Felt Nothing,” by Aalayah Richard, 12th grade, Carencro High School

Fiction

1st: "Victim,” by Victoria Matte, 10th grade, Lafayette High School

2nd : "I Want to Join,” by Gavin Novasad, 10th grade, Lafayette High School

3rd: "Breakthrough,” by Kyley Prejean, 9th grade, Carencro High School

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