Power of the Pen 2020

Power of the Pen Team Places Second At Districts
Posted on 02/06/2020
Chloe Carr - 4th Place Power of the Pen

The Briar Middle School 7th Grade Power of the Pen team placed second at the District competition on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Tiffin Middle School. The 8th Grade team finished in ninth place of the 19 teams from schools across the district. 

Among the 7th Grade team members, Chloe Carr placed fourth overall out of 114 writers in the competition. Also on the Briar Middle School team are Mari Bollini, Keira Geiger, Leona Hall, Eve Hartley, Jady Voegle, and Delilah Wilken.

The 7th Grade team will advance to the regional competition at Lourdes College on March 11. Also advancing to the regional competition from the 8th Grade team are Brodie Bibler, Elysia Heyman, and Drew Walton. The 8th Grade team also includes Ava Walton, Emmy Le, and Emma Sturzinger.

The Power of the Pen competition is an interscholastic creative writing program that challenges students to write prose based on prompts and within a time limit.

Briar teacher Mary Darr coaches the 7th Grade team and Megan Dotson coaches the 8th Grade team.

Perkins 7th Grade Power of the Pen team