Texting is a popular form of communication among our students, but Ms. Ward’s sixth grade students excel at traditional forms of writing as well. This month, the Florida State Poets Association announced that Luke Favata, Andrea Garcia, Sebastian Smith and Daniel Block were recognized as winners in the 2013-2014 Student Poetry Contest.
The Association received 760 entries from all over the state of Florida, but only 26 students were recognized. The top winning poems will be featured in the Student Section of FSPA’s annual anthology to be published in the fall and each student will receive a copy. The poems of the state winners have now been entered in the national Manningham Trust Student Contest.