Nevada County Superintendent of Schools reports: Thirty-nine seventh and eighth grade students from ten local public, private and charter schools competed in the countywide Writing Tournament today at Miners Foundry Cultural Center. The Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office coordinated the annual event which was sponsored by The Union and Miners Foundry Cultural Center.
The students were judged on three styles of writing:
¨ Expository Writing: Robin Hauck, Deputy Manager of the Nevada County Fairgrounds spoke to the students. Afterwards, the students were given time to write a paper on what they had heard and seen.
¨ Creative Writing: The students wrote compositions about a snowman.
¨ Letter Writing: Students were asked to write a letter to the Editor of The Union expressing their views on school safety.
7th Grade: Ivy MacLeod – Chicago Park
8th Grade: Maddy Rossitto – Mount St. Mary’s Academy
First: Evan Prescott – Seven Hills
Second: Savannah Collyer – Magnolia
Third: Annie McDaniel – Mount St. Mary’s Academy
Fourth: Sean Wheeler – Forest Charter
Fifth: Ivy MacLeod – Chicago Park
First: Alexandra Brown – Union Hill
Second: Sean Wheeler – Forest Charter
Third: Savannah Collyer – Magnolia
Fourth: Ivy MacLeod – Chicago Park
Fifth: Riley Slater – Clear Creek