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Winners of Langston Hughes poetry contest announced at FMU

            FLORENCE, S.C. – The Swamp Fox Writing Project at Francis Marion University has announced the winners of its fourth-annual Langston Hughes Poetry Contest.

            More than 200 area elementary, middle and high school students submitted imitations of three of Hughes’ best-known poems. The contest was judged by FMU faculty.

            Winners are:
Elementary Division

First place: Danique Sawyer, Brunson-Dargan Elementary School

Second place: Ellen Parrish, Brunson-Dargan Elementary School

Third place: Jada Richardson, Brunson-Dargan Elementary School

Middle School Division

First place: Lauren Burt, Montessori School of Florence

Second place: Michelle Fix, Savannah Grove Elementary School

Third place: Leah Cort, Savannah Grove Elementary School

High School Division

First place: Abby Wach, West Florence High School

Second place: Nadia Hooks, Darlington High School

Third place:
Cameron Bolton, Marion High School

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Last Published: February 15, 2007 9:29 AM
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