Three Westport students cited in writing contest
Published 5:43 pm, Monday, April 13, 2015
Three students in Westport schools have been recognized in the annual Connecticut Student Writers contest, sponsored by the University of Connecticut Department of English.
The contest, open to state students in kindergarten through senior year in high school, has categories in poetry, fiction, essay and drama.
The local winners are:
- Samantha Gefen, a seventh-grader at Coleytown Middle School, honorable mention, for her poem, "Evidence Eater."
The students will be honored at a May 13 ceremony at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts at UConn.