The Decatur School Board on Tuesday will recognize K-12 students who advanced in the Young Georgia Authors’ Writing Competition.
The winners were judged on engagement, informative/imaginative, flavor/originality/word choice, focus (relevance, coherence, movement) and capitalization/spelling/punctuation.
The student winners are:
- Kindergarten -- Anders Pers, Winnona Park Elementary.
- First grade -- Carlyn Collins, Glennwood Elementary.
- Second grade -- Evie Vesper, Glennwood Elementary.
- Third grade -- Kai Watts, Winnona Park Elementary.
- Fourth grade -- Laine Marrah, 4/5 Academy.
- Fifth grade -- Kristina Jones, 4/5 Academy.
- Sixth grade -- Molly Weston, Renfroe Middle.
- Seventh grade -- Will Capriola, Renfroe Middle.
- Eighth grade -- Matilda Moore, Renfroe Middle.
- Ninth and 10 grades -- No winners.
- 11th grade -- Zack Loehle, Decatur High.
- 12th grade -- Googie Daniels, Decatur High.
The school board will also discuss its annual retreat, to be held Aug. 24-25 at the Evergreen Marriot in Stone Mountain.
The school board meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Westchester Auditorium at 758 Scott Blvd. Go to the school system web page to see an agenda of the meeting.