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Swamp Fox Writing Project at FMU announces winners of Langston Hughes writing contest

    FLORENCE, S.C. – The Swamp Fox Writing Project at Francis Marion University has announced the winners of its Langston Hughes writing contest. The purpose of the contest was to celebrate African-American writer Langston Hughes.

    There were three categories in the contest: Elementary School (grades 4-6), Middle School (grades 6-8), and High School (grades 9-12). Topics and formats varied by category.

    Winners, along with their school, are as follows:

Elementary School

First place: Justin Brockington, Brunson-Dargan Elementary School

Second place: Lauren Burt, Montessori School of Florence

Third place: Lakesha Thompson, Greeleyville Elementary School

Honorable Mention: Alana Tomlin, Brunson-Dargan Elementary School

Middle School

First place: Jevonta Henderson, J.V. Martin Junior High School

Second place: Raquis McGill, J.V. Martin Junior High School

Third place: Shannon Carr, Wallace Middle School

High School

First place: Candy Murray, Marion High School

Second place: Angela Huffman, Marion High School

Third place: Kimberly Turner, West Florence High School

Honorable Mention: Tiffany Morris, West Florence High School

Honorable Mention: Kassie Lewis, Marion High School

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Last Published: February 16, 2004 5:18 AM
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