The Anson County Writer’s Club held its 22nd annual awards ceremony on Feb. 27 at the Hampton B. Allen’s Library’s Little Theater. Certificates and cash prizes totaling $285 were presented to 14 winners in prose and poetry.
ACWV president Rufus Getzen welcomed the winners and contest co-chairmen Carla Marshall and Sandy Bruney presented the awards. Following the presentations, the winners, along with their families and friends, were treated to a reception of punch and snacks.
The 2010 contest winners are:
Youth Prose (grades 3-6), first place, “Journey in the Castle” by Jessica Nicole Hall,
Ansonville Elementary School; second place, “If I Were Lucky Enough to be Granted Three Wishes” by Grace Morgan, Ansonville Elementary School; third place “Looking Out My Window” by Jordan Sikes, Ansonville Elementary School.
Youth Poetry (grades 3-6), first “My Pumpkin” by Skylar Boone, Lilesville Elementary
second place “A Cold December Day” by Sharee Snuggs, Ansonville Elementary School.
Youth Prose (grades 7-9); first place “My Titanic Journey” by Tracey Brewer, Anson County Early College.
Youth Poetry (grades 7-9), first place “One Horse Town” by Amelia Burr, Anson New Tech High School; second place “Every Little Ingredient” by Kayla Jones, Anson New Tech High School.
Youth Poetry (grades 10-12), first place “At a Distance” by Ashley Bennett, Anson County Early College.
Adult Prose, first place “Down to the Last Cup” by Libby Allen, Wadesboro; second place “Battle in the Boardroom” by Marquita Coit, Morven.
Adult Poetry, first place “Remind Me Again” by Tracie Boone, Peachland; second place “Chosen” by Mora Lee Hoffman, Polkton; third place “Thanksgiving Day is on the Way” by Libby Allen.