Louisiana Writes Contest winners were recently announced and several students from Deborah Ungerís gifted English classes at Hahnville High captured the top spots.
The winners will be honored in an award ceremony at the Louisiana Book Festival on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the State Museum in Baton Rouge.
First place winners will be asked to read excerpts from their winning entries. The following are the Hahnville High winners, their categories and the title of their winning entries: 11th-12th Grade Nonfiction: 1st Place, Kathryn Prendergast, "Observant Daughter"; 11th-12th Grade Poetry: 1st Place, Claudette Breaux, "Literature"; 2nd Place, Anna Busalacchi, "The School of Torture"; and 3rd Place, Shawna Lombardi, "Salt Seeker"; 11th-12th Grade Fiction: 3rd Place, Seth Champagne, "Panterbury"; 9th-10th Grade Nonfiction: 2nd Place, Brittany Schaubhut, "A Heart Full of Song"; 3rd Place, Lauren Beadle, "The Start of a Pitching Life"; 9th-10th Grade Poetry: 3rd Place, Brittany Schaubhut,"The Moon Is my Courier" and Honorable Mention, Wesley Speyer, "Flying on a Plane in a Hurricane."
More information about the LA Writes Contest is featured at www.louisianawrites.wordpress.com.
|Claudette Breaux, Brittany Schaubhut , Lauren Beadle and Wesley Speyrer. (Not pictured are Kathryn Prendergast, Anna Busalacchi, Shawna Lombardi and Seth Champagne.)|