Braves join competitive Just Write tournament!

NEWS RELEASE: Heather Higdon, Director of Communications

INDIAN HILL, OH (April 1, 2020) – Indian Hill High School (IHHS) student-writers journeyed to the regional Just Write competitive writing tournament to put their pens to the test. 

Ten students with the IHHS Competitive Writing Team traveled to Dublin Coffman High School in Columbus to compete during February.

“Students sit for three rounds, 45-minutes each, to handwrite complete short stories based on prescribed genres and prompts,” explained IHHS Teacher Tom Millard. “We are extremely proud of how our Braves represented Indian Hill High School.”


IHHS participants included students: Tabatha Aldas, Callie Gibson, Julianne Lambert, Ricky Martin, Julia McAninch, Marianna Narita, Joy On, Samara Summers, Grace Wang, and Elsa Zhou. Students participated in two divisions which were determined by grade. Two IHHS students who scored among the top 15 in each division were recognized: Elsa Zhou (Division I, 12th overall), and Ricky Martin (Division II, 2nd overall). Freshmen Joy On and Elsa Zhou, Sophomores Samara Summers and Marianna Narita, Junior Julianne Lambert, and Seniors Ricky Martin and Callie Gibson qualified to compete at the state level May 9 at the University of Findlay.

Indian Hill High School students put their pens to the test February 29 during the Just Write regional competitive writing tournament in Columbus. Pictured from L to R: Julianne Lambert, Callie Gibson, Tabatha Aldas, Ricky Martin, Samara Summers (behind), Grace Wang (in front), Julia McAninch, and Joy On. (Provided)