Pictured from left to right, front row: Jordan Williams, Autumn Sherrer, Macy Batchelor, Abigail Grantham, Millie Holt and Bailey Fields; back row: Jacob Jarvis; Jaylen Brannon, Rudra Patel, David Pollock, Caden Kearns, and Will Pace.
The 2020 Seminole Indian Literary Team, coached by Maribeth Burke, swept the competition at last Thursday’s Region 1A Literary meet, held on the ABAC-Bainbridge campus. Seven schools in the region vied for the trophies in several events. “The dedication and work ethic of these kids astounds me. They came to win, and that is exactly what they did!”, Mrs. Burke.
Seminole County placed first in nine of the competition’s twelve events. Abigail Grantham won first in girls solo; Bailey Fields won first in boys solo; Caden Kearns won first in dramatic interpretation; David Pollock won first in humorous interpretation; Will Pace won first in international extemporaneous speaking; Millie Holt won first in rhetorical essay; Abigail Grantham, Macy Batchelor, and Autumn Sherrer) won first in trio; Bailey Fields, Jordan Williams, David Pollock, and Caden Kearns won first in quartet; David Pollock and Caden Kearns won first in duo interpretation; Jaylen Brannon and Rudra Patel won third place in personal and argumentative essay; and Jacob Jarvis won second in domestic extemporaneious speaking.
“The Arts are alive and well in Seminole County Middle High School! Music!’, exclaimed Burke.
All of these students have advanced and will be heading to State Literary competition on March 14th, held on the Georgia Military College campus in Milledgeville.