LOCAL STUDENTS WIN POETRY COMPETITION AT ECU
Winners of the poetry competition in the 2011 Darryl Fisher Creative Writing Contest at East Central University in Ada are Kenna Stanton (from left), first place, Lawton High School; Anna Marie Saunders, honorable mention, Edmond Memorial High School; Shelby Talley, honorable mention, Coalgate High School; and Arthur Dixon, third place, Ardmore High School. The competition was part of the sixth annual Scissortail Creative Writing Festival at ECU that included four featured authors, including “Where the Heart Is” author Billie Letts, and more than 50 regional authors who read and discussed their work. Poetry winners not shown are Chelsea Elam, second place, and Sarah Capps and Katie Hill, honorable mention, all from Norman North High School; and honorable mention winners Nicole Roten and Ninoshka Rivera-Roldan, Lawton High School; Cheyenne Ballard, Shawnee High School; Casey Cowan, Heavener High School; Aubrey Mackey, Coleman High School; and Karen Longo, Broken Bow High School.
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