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Three Clay Road Baptist School (CRBS) students have advanced to the regional finals of the middle school creative writing contest, which is sponsored by the Association of Christian Schools International.
Kirsten Binkley with her short story “Holocaust,” Matthew Elliott with his poem “The Rust of Time” and Christian Jefferson with his poem “The Keys to Success,” reached the regional finals with their writing.
The contest is divided into four categories of creative writing: Rhymed Poetry, Free Verse, Short Story and Narrative/Essay. Local finalists were chosen in each of the categories. From those finalists, two entries in each category advanced to the district competition. Entries then advance to regionals and nationals.
Rhymed Poetry -- Daniel Bunch, Hannah Voncannon
Free Verse -- Matthew Elliott, Christian Jefferson
Short Story -- Daniel Bunch, Kirsten Binkley
Essay/Narrative -- Jeremy Nguyen, Hannah Voncannon
Rhymed Poetry -- Kirsten Binkley, Daniel Bunch, Gracyn Butler, River Inman, Jeremy Nguyen, Hannah Voncannon, Matthew Elliott, Ellyn Hahn, Ashlend Taylor
Free Verse -- Kirsten Binkley, Kayla Brock, Daniel Bunch, Daniel Mueller, Jeremy Nguyen, Hannah Voncannon, Matthew Elliott, Christian Jefferson, Ashelend Taylor, Mackenzie Colville, Maddie Harbison, Mason Parcus, Grace Thomas
Short story -- Kirsten Binkley, Gracyn Butler, Daniel Bunch, Daniel Muller, Kayla Loebl, Matthew Elliott, Grace Thomas
Narrative/Essay -- Grace Thomas, Timathy Xenakis, Daniel Bunch , Hannah Voncannon, Jeremy Nguyen, Daniel Mueller