The McGuffey K-8 School Power of the Pen team competed in its first competition at Howland High School on Saturday, January 29 against nine other local schools. Reanna Walls placed in the top 15 contestants out of more than 50 seventh graders. Five members of the team — Madison Whitacre, Reanna Walls, Madison Roley, Hannah Waldman, and Sabrina Tweedy — qualified to attend the regional competition, which was held at Malone College on Saturday, March 5. Madison Whitacre placed in the top 14 out of more than 60 seventh grade contestants and is now qualified to compete at the state competition! The state competition will take place on Friday, May 27, in Wooster. The team coach is Jennifer Holbrook, Grades 4-8 Literacy Coach.
Front Row: Reanna Walls, Madison Roley, Alexis May
Middle Row: Sabrina Tweedy, Kali Ronyak, Anaya Langford, Hannah Waldman, Madison Whitacre
Back Row: Ariana Rivera, Adrian Rowe-McMillion, Sophia Warren
Missing from picture: Kaylee Cox