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Darton Announces the Winners of the 13th Annual Poetry Contest

April 22, 2013

ALBANY- The Darton State College Wetherbee Library recently held its 13th Annual Poetry Contest for junior and senior high school students in Southwest Georgia. Rhett Ragan, of Randolph Southern School, won first place in the senior division, and Khashaad Johnson, of Randolph Southern School, won first place in the Junior Division. More than 150 students from 15 counties entered a poem in this year’s contest.

The first place winner in the senior division is awarded a full tuition scholarship for the 2013 fall semester. Below is a list of all the poetry contest winners.

Senior Division

First Place: Rhett Ragan, Randolph Southern School, "Untitled"
Second Place:Alexcie Barry, Westover High School, "I think...I am?"
Third Place:BreeAnna Faircloth, Westover High School, "Childish Wishes"

Junior Division

First Place: Khashaad Johnson, Randolph Southern School, "Growing Up"
Second Place: Qeyouna Edwards, Albany High School, "Beauty"
Third Place: Carrie Turner, Randolph Southern School, "The Swimming Hole"

Click here for a larger version of the 2013 Poetry Contest Winners Photo
The poetry contest winners pose for a group photo after the reception held at Darton State College.

Pictured from left to right:
Qeyouna Edwards, BreeAnna Faircloth, Khashaad Johnson, Rhett Ragan, Carrie Turner, and Alexcie Barry.

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