Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Callie Ball Named Winner at Poetry Competition

Callie Ball, Pine Tree High School junior and daughter of Joe and Jane Ball, received a 2nd place poetry award for her entry, "Everyone Has Their Yellow Paint" in the 11th grade division at the 2016 Northeast Texas Poetry in Schools contest held at Region VII ESC in Kilgore on April 26.

Judges selected 38 winning poems from 682 entries.  The contest endeavors to provide a voice to young writers and encourages students to utilize language through the art form of poetry.  Callie's poem is published in County Line Magazine May/June issue both online and in print.

Contest sponsors include Rusk County Poetry Society, Young  Audiences Arts for Learning, Anne McCrady, County Line Magazine and Region VII ESC.

Congratulations, Callie!

Callie Ball 

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