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Winners Announced

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2013 LA Writes Winners are announced. Student letters have gone out. Teachers have been notified. All student winners will be honored at a ceremony at 9:00 AM on Nov. 2nd at the State Museum kicking off the Louisiana Book Festival. First place winners will read aloud at the ceremony. We will also recognize state winners for the Letters about Literature contest. Make plans to attend this exciting event.

K-2nd Grade Nonfiction
1st Place
Brennan Boyer
Cystic Fibrosis
St. Pius Elementary, Lafayette

2nd Place
Xyian Vinnett
Peanut Butter
New Sarpy Elementary, Destrehan

3rd Place
Ella Schweitzer
My Friend
New Sarpy Elementary, Destrehan

K-2nd grade Poetry
1st Place
Mary-Ainsley Alack
Lucky Dime
St. Pius Elementary School, Lafayette

2nd Place
McKenna Nicklelson
The Dancing Leaf
New Sarpy Elementary School, Destrehan

3rd Place
Carson Quebedeaux
What to Do?
St. Pius Elementary School, Lafayette

3rd-4th grade Nonfiction
1st Place
Raegan Charpentier
Going to the Beach
North Lewis Elementary, New Iberia

3rd-4th grade Poetry
1st Place
Matthew Gary
Mom, I Love You the Orangest
Jefferson Island Rd Elem, New Iberia

2nd Place
Vannisa Souriyavong
Gardenia
Jefferson Island Rd Elem, New Iberia

3rd Place
Emily Keller
Vegetables
Woodvale Elementary, Lafayette

5th-6th grade Nonfiction
1st Place
Dorothy Corrigan
Becoming my Little Brother
Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

2nd Place
Reedy Jane Clark
Paradise Island
Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

3rd Place
Brooklyn Mire
No Smoking Here
Jefferson Island Rd Elem, New Iberia

5th-6th grade Poetry
1st Place
Kaylie Bonin
10 Ways of Looking at a Glass Apple
Jefferson Island Rd Elem, New Iberia

2nd Place
Finn Phayer
Dark Lake: A Series of Haikus
Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

3rd Place
Louise Olivier
The Weaver Tree
Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

7th-8th grade Nonfiction
1st Place
Brynne Tynes
A Taste of Turtle Trouble
Paul Breaux Middle School, Lafayette

2nd Place
Matthew Lewis
Blobbing
Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

3rd Place
Abigail Johnson
Homerun
Albert Cammon Middle School, St. Rose

7th-8th grade Poetry
1st Place
Annemarie Picolo
Frames of Life
Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

2nd Place
Breanne Barrios
Ode to my Boots
Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

3rd Place
Elaine Mitchell
Early In the Morning
Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

9th-10th grade Nonfiction
1st Place
Taylor Beauchamp
AJ
Destrehan High School, Destrehan

2nd Place
Brittany Schaubhut
A Heart Full of Song
Hahnville High School, Boutte

3rd Place
Lauren Beadle
The Start of a Pitching Life
Hahnville High School, Boutte

9th10th grade Poetry
1st Place
Taylor Beauchamp
Wizard
Destrehan High School, Destrehan

2nd Place
Taylor Beauchamp
Waiting for Someone to Save Us
Destrehan High School, Destrehan

3rd Place
Brittany Schaubhut
The Moon Is my Courier
Hahnville High School, Boutte

Hnorabl Mntn
Wesley Speyer
Flying on a Plane in a Hurricane
Hahnville High School, Boutte

11th-12th grade Nonfiction
1st Place
Kathryn Prendergast
Observant Daughter
Hahnville High School, Boutte

2nd Place
Neva Chattos
A Bad Place
Acadiana High School, Lafayette

3rd Place
Elizabeth Janette
My Name
Acadiana High School, Lafayette

11th-12th Poetry
1st Place
Claudette Breaux
Literature
Hahnville High School, Boutte

2nd Place
Anna Busalacchi
The School of Torture
Hahnville High School, Boutte

3rd Place
Shawna Lombardi
Salt Seeker
Hahnville High School, Boutte

K-3rd grade Fiction
1st Place
Roland Ladreyt
Wolf, Bear, and Rabbit
New Sarpy Elementary, Destrehan

2nd Place
Logan Oubre
Animal Chase
New Sarpy Elementary, Destrehan

3rd Place
Hunter Payne
Brycen and the Magic Fish
Daspit Elementary, New Iberia

K-6th French Fiction
1st Place
Noelle Trotter
La Chance
Luscher Charter School, New Orleans

2nd Place
Ethne Killgore
Le lion qui a mange une pomme
North Lewis Elementary, New Iberia

3rd Place
Madysen Nguyen
Petit ours
North Lewis Elementary, New Iberia

3rd-4th grade Fiction
1st Place
Megan Vogt
My Diary of the Rest of my Life in Paradise
Isadore Newman School, New Orleans

2nd Place
Kylon Segura
A Strange Day in July
Caneview Elementary, New Iberia

3rd Place
Isabel Eldredge
The Great Downhill Adventure
St. Pius Elementary, Lafayette

K-6th French Poetry
1st Place
McKenzie Knight
Ma Coeur Casse
Prairie Elementary, Lafayette

5th-6th grade Fiction
1st Place
Anna Duong
Trouble
Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

2nd Place
Miles Tisserand
The Turnaround
Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

3rd Place
Julia Hebert
The Magnificent Artist
St. Pius Elementary, Lafayette

K-6th French Nonfiction
1st Place
Olivia Keefe
My Day at the Champs-D’Elysees
Lusher Charter School, New Orleans

2nd Place
Ethan Christopher Martin
Je Suis Malade
Myrtle Place Elementary, Lafayette

3rd Place
Chacelyn Peltier
Un petit bebe dans la maison
North Lewis Elementary, New Iberia

7th-8th grade Fiction
1st Place
Reese McDaniel
Framed
Ascension Episcopal School, Youngsville

2nd Place
Bryce Moulton
Druid in the Glen
NSU Middle Lab School, Natchitoches

3rd Place
Elaine Mitchell
Remember and Forget
Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

3rd Place
Maddie Taliancich
Inside
Harry Hurst Middle School, Destrehan

7th-12th French Poetry
1st Place
Margot Frost
Mon Arriere Grand-mere
Baton Rouge International School, Baton Rouge

2nd Place
Madeleine Comeaux
N’importe Quoi, C’est Mon Inspiration
Lafayette High School, Lafayette

9th-10th grade Fiction

1st Place
Alexandra Hebert
The Willow that Was Me
Lafayette High School, Lafayette

2nd Place
Ashlyn Frahm
The Colors of Loyalty
Destrehan High School, Destrehan

3rd Place
Hebah Shaikh
Elementum (Excerpt from The Silver Cuff
Alfred M. Barbe High , Lake Charles

7th-12th French Nonfiction 1st Place
Margot Frost
La Finale
Baton Rouge International School, Baton Rouge

11th-12th Fiction
1st Place
Olivia Marie Spallino
Hold
Homeschool, Youngsville

2nd Place
Rebecca Brown
Summer Girl
Acadiana High School, Lafayette

3rd Place
Seth Champagne
Panterbury
Hahnville High School, Boutte

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