Several young writers in Bryan County schools were recognized recently when the county winners of the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition were announced.
Lanier Primary kindergartener Eli Westcott; Lanier Primary first-grader Rebekah Johnson; Lanier Primary second-grader Jacob Stottlemire;
Richmond Hill Elementary third-grader Kate Sullivan; Bryan County Elementary fourth-grader Gerardo Miguel Escamilla; George Washington Carver Elementary fifth-grader Stella Pierre-Louis; Bryan County Middle School sixth-grader Charlie Flint;
Richmond Hill Middle School seventh-grader Bridgette Noland; Bryan County Middle School eighth-grader Kristen Manchester; Richmond Hill High School junior Emma Morris; and Richmond Hill High School senior Samantha Smith.
According to the Georgia Department of Education, the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition is a statewide program held each year to encourage Georgia students of all ages to create original works from any genre.