O’Brion and Erickson in top ten at Yahara River Writer’s Contest

Kelsey O’Brion and Kennedy Erickson, both 7th graders at DeForest Area Middle School, were Top Ten Winners at the Yahara River Writer’s Contest, held at the UW-Madison campus on May 15.

Kelsey O'Brion and Kennedy Erickson
Kelsey O’Brion and Kennedy Erickson

The Writers Anthology Project is a writing and cartooning contest for students in grades 5-8, sponsored by the Greater Dane County TAG. Students from 25 schools across Dane County submitted entries in the categories of short stories, poetry, editorials and cartooning. Both Kelsey and Kennedy submitted winning entries in the seventh grade poetry division.

Kennedy Erickson is first on the left, and Kelsey O'Brion is seventh
Kennedy Erickson is first on the left, and Kelsey O’Brion is seventh

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