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Wordsmith Champs
Posted 03/07/2018 10:59AM

St. Agnes and St. Dominic students in grades 7-12 were big winners at the annual Wordsmith competition held recently at the University of Memphis. St. Agnes Academy was the 1st Place Overall School Champion in both the Grade 7 and Grade 10 Divisions and finished in 3rd Place Overall in the Grade 9 Division.

The Wordsmith competition brings 200 middle and high school students from 30 area schools to the University of Memphis annually to test their writing and creative thinking skills with a series of quick writing exercises known as dashes. 

Wordsmith Individual Results:

Grade 7

Sophia Carroll was the Overall Silver Medalist for Grade 7. Sophia placed first in both the 80-Word Dash and the 40-Word Dash. 

Anna Heck placed second in the 80-Word Dash and earned Honorable Mention recognition in both the 40-Word Dash and the 400-Word Main Event. 

Walker Henderson earned Honorable Mention recognition in the 40-Word Dash.

Grade 8

Luke Shah was the Overall Bronze Medalist for Grade 8. Luke placed first in the 40-Word Dash.

Grade 9

Emma Stark was the Overall Bronze Medalist for Grade 9. Emma placed second in the 120-Word Dash and second in the 80 Word-Dash.

Karis Pepke earned Honorable Mention recognition in the 40-Word Dash.

Grade 10

Ruth Ellen Berry was the Overall Gold Medalist. Ruth Ellen placed second in both the 120-Word Dash and 40 -Word Dash and third in the 400-Word Main Event.

Denise Geronimo was the Overall Bronze Medalist for Grade 10. Denise placed second in the 400-Word Main Event and earned Honorable Mention recognition in the 80-Word Dash and 40-Word Dash.  

Grade 12

Ellen Lemm placed third in the 120-Word Dash.

Kendall Stallings placed third in the 40 -Word Dash.

 

Pictured are the members of the Upper School Wordsmith Team. 

Pictured are the members of the Jr. High Wordsmith Team

 

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Memphis, TN 38117
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