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Community News Mar 21st, 2019 - 19:02:52

Literary team finishes state runner up. ***Contributed photos added March 21.***

By Dave Whitaker
Mar 16, 2019, 23:15

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Bleckley County High School finished runner up at Saturday's state literary competition held at Veterans High School. They were six points behind state champion Bremen.

Noah Shedd and Carrie Gilbert.

Winning state titles were: Juliet Cairney, first in personal essay. Hugh Cairney, second in argumentative essay.

Boys quartet.

The boys quartet of Jayshon Gardner, Demetreon Wells, Noah Shedd, and Luke Wrye were state runners up. Shedd and Carrie Gilbert were third in Oral Interpretation- Duo. Shedd was also fourth in Boys Solo.

McKinley Cranford finished fourth in Rhetorical Essay. Jace Maddox placed fifth in Oral Interpretation- Humerous.

Literary coordinator Kelli Greer said in a text message "I am so proud of each and every one of them."

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