The Ohio State University at Lima


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

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2007 Contest Winners

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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