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MAC Awards Area Wordsmiths

(Park Hills) The Mineral Area College English Department handed out awards to several area students at the conclusion of its annual Word Fest writing competition. 9th to 12th grade students from seven local high schools submitted entries in three categories: poetry, short story, and personal essay. Each winner received two books as a prize. Winners in 11th grade also received a $250 Mineral Area College scholarship.

9th Grade
Poetry:
Aliyah Brooks, Valley R-VI

Personal Essay:
Brennin Gross, Ste. Genevieve

10th Grade
Poetry:
Heith Walton, Valley R-VI; Danielle Hampton, Valley R-VI

Short Story:
Collin Abt, Ste. Genevieve; Reese Sartori, Ste. Genevieve


11th Grade
Poetry:
Kiersten Wiggs, Central; Faith Jarvis, Arcadia Valley; Breanna Mathes, Farmington

Short Story:
Kaitlyn Milleret, Arcadia Valley; Matti Cook, Potosi

Personal Essay:
Breanna Mathes, Farmington

12th Grade
Poetry:
Saydee Sidebottom, North County; Daniel Pinkley, Ste. Genevieve

Short Story:
Joseph Raymond IV, Ste Genevieve; Madison Vaeth, Ste. Genevieve

Personal Essay:
Sawyer Wampler, North County; Saydee Sidebottom, North County; Soraya Zerwig, Ste. Genevieve

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