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Central High Senior Carroll County Winner in Young Georgia Author Writing Contest
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Friday, March 24, 2017
Pictured is Central High School English teacher Ms. Stephanie Herring and her student, Stephanie Cook.
Pictured is Central High School English teacher Ms. Stephanie Herring and her student, Stephanie Cook.
Central High Senior Carroll County Winner in Young Georgia Author Writing Contest

Central High School 12 grade student Stephanie Cook received 1st place honors in the Carroll County Schools Young Georgia Authors writing competition. Stephanie is a student in Ms. Stephanie Herring’s English class. Her short story was titled, “The Monster Disability,” which has now been submitted in the West Georgia RESA District level competition.

Young Georgia Authors is an essay contest sponsored by the Georgia Council of Teachers of English (GCTE). The organization was established in 1923 and has been Georgia’s professional home for English Language Arts teachers from pre-K to university levels.

The purpose of the Young Georgia Authors (YGA) writing competition is to encourage students to develop enthusiasm for and expertise in their writing, to provide a context to celebrate their writing successes, and to recognize student achievement in arts and academics. The YGA has been engaging Georgia students for more than two decades and is open to any student currently enrolled in Georgia public schools, grades K-12.

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