FCS Announces District Winners in Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition
Students pictured left to right by grade as listed below.
The Young Georgia Authors (YGA) writing competition encourages 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.
This prestigious competition 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. The competition is sponsored by the Georgia Language Arts Supervisors (GLAS) and the Georgia RESA Network with support from the Georgia Department of Education.
Floyd County Schools had 64 student entries in this year’s district-level competition.
The following students are the 2020-2021 Floyd County Schools Young Georgia Author Winners:
Kindergarten: “My Pet” by Amelia Williams (Model Elementary School)
1st Grade: “The Walking Snowman” Hadley Parker (Glenwood Primary School)
2nd Grade: “Stuck in Space” Kace Wofford (Model Elementary School)
3rd Grade: “The Machine” Madigan Bennett (Pepperell Elementary School)