Mariemont junior high students compete in Power of the Pen competition | Schools
MARIEMONT, OH (FOX19) - A group of Mariemont Junior High students helped place several trophies in the district Power of the Pen competition.
The eighth grade students earned a first place trophy and the seventh grade students earned a second place trophy.
Power of the Pen is committed to being the leading interscholastic program in written expression, and is designed for writers at the 7th and 8th grade levels in the state of Ohio. The Mariemont Junior High School team is coached by Leslie Jordan, Erica Eppert and Jill Strall.
"I'm so proud of our team for showcasing their individual writing talents," said Leslie Jordan. "It takes the perfect balance of discipline and creativity to accomplish what they did, and I'm extremely proud of each team member."
The following 7th grade students earned individual awards:
Best of round: Erin Ramey and Kayla Dewey
Kayla Dewey-4th place
Alex Wilson-8th place
Erin Ramey-11th place
Hannah Coates -13th place
The following 8th grade students earned individual awards:
Best of round: Grace Haffner and Ellie Kapcar
Erin Cash -1st place and three Best of round awards
Grace Haffner - 2nd place
Janie Bortz-4th place
Cohen Bailey-10th place
Ellie Kapcar-13th place
Lindsey Imhoff-14th place