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Flo Robinson Literary Competition Announces Winners

Flo Robinson Literary Competition Announces Winners

The Arts Council of Lincoln County announces the winners of the 2011 Flo Robinson Literary Competition. All entries were considered and the Arts Council of Lincoln County thanks all participants for their time and efforts. Further, the Arts Council would like to thank and recognize the judges; Mrs. Ann Neal, Mrs. Heather Myers,  and Mrs. Libby Hall. The Arts Council also would like to thank the Gaston Gazette for their continued support and for generously providing the reception for this event. Additional support was provided by the following: The Trustees of the Flo Robinson Estate, Lincoln County Schools, Lincoln Cultural Center, and Drums Florist. For information, please contact the Arts Council of Lincoln County at (704) 732-9044. This project is supported in part by a grant provided through the Grassroots Arts Program of the NC Arts Council, a state agency.

PROSE:  ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:  1st   “Hope Renewed” by Hannah Carli McGuire, Rock Springs / 2nd “The Chase” by Connor Bain, Rock Springs / 3rd   “The Pack Calls” by Savannah Burgess, Rock Springs  / Honorable Mention “Finding Faith in a Box” by Isabella Kathryn Shutt, Union

POETRY: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:  1st   “The Shot” by Pate Craig, North Brook / 2nd   “The Firefighter’s Son” by Dylan Smith, North Brook / 3rd   “Apple Tree” by Kacei Quiros, Norris S. Childers / Honorable Mention   “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry” by Mauricio Lozano, Norris S. Childers

PROSE: MIDDLE SCHOOL: 1st “The Little Blue Bow” by Erica Loraine Mullis, Lincoln Charter School / 2nd “A Stop along the Underground Railroad” by Robert Doehling, West Lincoln / 3rd “The Long Track to Freedom” by Skylar Greer, West Lincoln / Honorable Mention   “Untitled” by Faith Shultz, West Lincoln

POETRY: MIDDLE SCHOOL: 1st   “Sarah May-Lou” by Adanna Eziri, North Lincoln  / 2nd   “Utopia” by Lily Katherine Pressley, Lincoln Charter  / 3rd   “Mountain, Sunrise, Beauty” by Skylar Greer, West Lincoln / Honorable Mention   “One Day” by Wyatt Braun, West Lincoln

PROSE: HIGH SCHOOL: 1st   “My Favorite Game” by Rachel Dango, Lincolnton / 2nd   “A Day to Remember” by Leslie Ka-Wai Leung, North Lincoln / 3rd   “The Unlived Life” by Aubrey Lewis, North Lincoln / Honorable Mention   “The Ticket” by Jeremy Moore, North Lincoln

POETRY: HIGH SCHOOL: 1st   “Little Moments” by Ann Michelle Taylor, North Lincoln / 2nd   “A Reality Far, Far Away” y Montana Fenske, East Lincoln / 3rd   “And She Ran” by Kayla McMillan, East Lincoln / Honorable Mention   “The Red Lady” by Jessica Kulibert, East Lincoln

PROSE: ADULT: 1st “Lady of the House” by Kay Marks / 2nd “The Lottery Ticket” by Allyson Levine

3rd “Primary Injustice” by Susan Harris / Honorable Mention “Known to God Only” by Blair Devine

POETRY: ADULT:  1st   “Stalemate” by Barbara Crumley / 2nd   “Free as the Butterfly” by Sandra Smith

3rd   “Grandmother’s Reflection” by Brenda Preston / Honorable Mention “The Gardener and the Poet” by Deborah Ross Whitman

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