Congratulations to Stephanie Bass, WCMS 8th grader whose writing was chosen as the SW Georgia RESA District 8th Grade Young Georgia Author Essay Winner 2018-2019. The purpose of the Young Georgia Authors (YGA) writing competition is to encourage students to develop enthusiasm for and expertise in their writing, to provide a context to celebrate their writing successes, and to recognize student achievement in arts and academics. This prestigious competition has been engaging Georgia students for more than two decades and is open to any student currently enrolled in Georgia public schools, grades K-12. The competition is sponsored by the Georgia Language Arts Supervisors (GLAS) and the Georgia RESA Network with support from the Georgia Department of Education.
Stephanie's essay is entitled "Into The Water" and will now be submitted at the state-level competition.