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District Power of the Pen Teams Take On Regionals

March 20, 2017

The MJHS Power of the Pen regional team - Back row: Zoe Copetas, Lizzie Feeney, Ellison Van Scoy, Emma Lundeberg, Lauren Reynolds, Samantha Flerlage, Andrew Foley
Front row: Braylin Ludwig, Erika Dewey, Monroe Nichols

The MJHS Power of the Pen regional team - Back row: Zoe Copetas, Lizzie Feeney, Ellison Van Scoy, Emma Lundeberg, Lauren Reynolds, Samantha Flerlage, Andrew Foley Front row: Braylin Ludwig, Erika Dewey, Monroe Nichols

Forty-one schools and 234 writers competed in the regional Power of the Pen competition, in which the Mariemont Junior High 7th grade team earned 1st place and, as an entire school, our writing Warriors earned the 1st place Sweepstakes trophy.

In the 7th grade, Lizzie Feeney placed 12th, Zoe Copetas placed 10th, Emma Lundeberg placed 4th place, and Ellison Van Scoy took home the 3rd place trophy.

In the 8th grade, Samantha Flerlage placed 14th and Andrew Foley placed 5th.

All of these writers qualified for the state tournament in May. Additionally, Zoe Copetas had three writing pieces recognized, and these pieces will be published by Power of the Pen.