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After 2007, the winning works will be published in OSU-Lima's online  literary journal Hog Creek Review.


 

 

2007 Creative Writing Winners

 

The Ohio State University at Lima

 

Creative Writing Competition for Allen County High School Students
 

$1,810 Awarded

Sponsors: The Lima Breakfast Optimists and The Lima Noon Optimists

 

2007 Creative Writing Winners

2007 Contest Winners

 

 Download a PDF of the 2007 Winners Booklet 428 KB

2007 Creative Writing Winners - Presentation
 

 

Freshman/Sophomore Division

Fiction:

First: “The Heroes of Solus,” Keith Music, Spencerville High School $100
    Sponsoring Teacher:  Redmond Wood
Second: “Escaping from Light and Shadow,” Dylan Terry, Bluffton High School $80
    Sponsoring Teacher: Jamie Erford
Third: “Where We Whisper,” Gena Smith, Lima Senior High School $60
    Sponsoring Teacher: Jeannine Jordan-Squire
Fourth: “My Little Girl,” Brittany Wrasman, Delphos St. John’s High School $50
    Sponsoring Teacher: Susan Knippen
Fifth:  “Omaha Beach,” Jordan Vaughn, Elida High School $40
    Sponsoring Teacher:  Peggie Stubbs
 

Poetry:

First: A Thunderstorm’s Valley,” Mariah Fleming, Bluffton High School, $100
    Sponsoring Teacher: Connie Goode
Second:  “Different” Alex Anderson, Bluffton High School, $80
    Sponsoring Teacher: Connie Goode
Third: “The Wolf’s Cry,” Danielle Fraser, Lima Senior High School, $60
    Sponsoring Teacher: Lori Rose
Fourth: “My Perfect Winter Dream,” Andrea Lee, Bath High School, $50
    Sponsoring Teacher: Charlyn Ellington
Fifth: “Fall,” Lindsay Rae Jones, Elida High School, $40
    Sponsoring Teacher: Peggie Stubbs
 

 

Junior/Senior Division 

 

Fiction:

First:  “The Normal Servant,” Dennis Zelenak, Lima Central Catholic High School, $200
   Sponsoring Teacher: Joshua Vasquez
Second: “The Twisted Window,” Elspeth Neville, Lima Central Catholic High School, $150
    Sponsoring Teacher: Joshua Vasquez
Third: “Insanity on the Bounty,” Karlton Dardio, Spencerville High School, $100
    Sponsoring Teacher: Georgia McMichael
Fourth:  “Mysterious Ways,” Kristen Werff, Lima Central Catholic High School, $75
    Sponsoring Teacher:Joshua Vasquez
Fifth: “Sonata,” Leslie Newport, Lima Senior High School, $50
    Sponsoring Teacher: Jeannine Jordan-Squire
 

Poetry:

First: “Idyllic Dreams,” Bobby Cotrell, Shawnee High School, $200
    Sponsoring Teacher: Mark Decker
Second:  “Dreamer,” Brad Queen, Bluffton High School, $150
    Sponsoring Teacher:Connie Goode
Third: “Secret Sin,” Alisha Sybert, Lima Senior High School, $100
    Sponsoring Teacher:  Kimberly McGough
Fourth: “Winter Nights,” Taylor Andrews, Delphos Jefferson High School, $75
    Sponsoring Teacher: Christine Siebeneck
Fifth: “A Brilliant Decay,” Maggie Haiber, Delphos St. John’s High School, $50
    Sponsoring Teacher: Pamela Hanser
 


Thank you

to the sponsors of
The Ohio State University at Lima
Creative Writing Competition

The Lima Breakfast Optimists


The Lima Noon Optimists

 

Last Modified:  06/12/2008


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