Kennesaw announces winners of PIG TALES Writing Competition
by Damon Poirier
August 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 1969 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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Winners of the 2nd annual PIG TALES Writing Competition, presented by SCANA Energy, were announced at the Aug. 23 Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival in Kennesaw.

This year’s winners were:

  • K-2 Grade Winners — Abigail Terantino, 1st Place; Grace Heiple, 2nd Place; and Penelope “Penny” Nour, 3rd Place;
  • 3-5 Grade Winners — Ellie Collis, 1st Place; Marisa Behan, 2nd Place; and Kendall Hampton, 3rd Place; and
  • 6-8 Grade Winners — Sasamon Omoma, 1st Place; Oliver W. Long, 2nd Place; and Logan Mossor, 3rd Place.

The contest was open to all students in grades K-8 attending any public, private or home school in Cobb County. Students were invited to write a short story or essay, in 750 words or less, about what makes their all-time favorite park special or about their plans to visit a state or national park this summer.

A committee of professional educators, sponsors and City of Kennesaw staff judged entries on creativity, presentation and correspondence to the theme. Prizes included tickets to area attractions, t-shirts and goodie bags. The grand prize was a bicycle.

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