Middle School Students Attend Workshop
Dashner Featured In ‘Conversation’ Series
Posted: September 29, 2012 at 5:22 a.m.
Middle school students built part of the excitement for author James Dashner’s visit.
At A Glance
Grace Hill Memorial Scholarships of $500 were awarded by the Rogers Public Library Foundation during Friday’s workshop. The scholarships, which have been awarded for several years, were named this year to honor educator and library supporter Grace Hill, who died early this year.
About 40 high school students entered an essay with the theme of traveling back in time.
• First-place winner and scholarship recipient John T. McNeill III wrote “The Census from the Front Porch Rocker: August 9, 1860.” McNeill is a senior at Rogers Heritage High School.
• Second-place winner and scholarship recipient Aubrie Hanson wrote “Just Goal For It.” Hanson is a senior at Rogers High School.
• Third-place winner Cassandra Vennerbeck wrote “The Dawn of Time.” Vennerbeck is a senior at Heritage High School.
• Fourth-place winner Casey Parker wrote “If I Could Turn Back Time.” Parker is a sophomore at Bentonville High School.
• Fifth-place winner Anne Elise Crafton wrote “The Incident of the Red Floor.” Crafton is a junior at Providence Classical Christian Academy.
Source: Staff Report
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