Middle School Writers Earn Awards in State-Wide Contest

Hutchison girls recently competed in “Letters About Literature,” a state-wide literature competition for students in grades 4-12.
As a part of the competition, girls wrote letters to authors of their choice with whom they felt a connection. Humanities Tennessee sponsors the state competition and selects the panel of judges each year, while the Library of Congress sponsors the national program.
 
Level 1 Winners (Grades 4-6):
 
2nd Place:
  • Lily Little ’25
Honorable Mentions:
  • Grace Bricken ‘25
  • Ellie Grace Flynn ‘25
  • Nellie Keras ‘26
  • Neely Raby ‘26
  • Sammye Kate Selecman ‘26
  • Alia Sims ‘26
Level 2 Winners (Grades 7-8):
 
1st Place:
  • Celia Poag ’24
    Her work will move on to the national competition for judging.
2nd Place:
  • Brooke Fair ’23
Honorable Mentions:
  • Alex Beard ‘23
  • Kendall Blaylock ‘24
  • Claiborne Collier ‘23
  • Hannah Gail Flatt ‘23
  • Julia Knowlton ‘23
  • Eleanor Merchant ‘23
  • Maddie Grace Merriman ‘24
  • Mary Ross Whipple ‘24
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