Three Bryan County students were named grade-level winners in the Young Georgia Authors contest, the state Department of Education announced recently.
The local winners among 17 southeast Georgia districts were:
• Lauren Smith, Richmond Hill Elementary, second grade, “Blue Marine”
• Caren Bausch, Richmond Hill Middle, seventh grade, “Fragile Transparency”
• Christina McKinley, 10th grade, Richmond Hill High, “Lights and Ribbons”
The annual competition is sponsored by the Georgia Department of Education and the Georgia Council of Teachers of English.