Braves qualify for the regional competition held virtually March 5
NEWS RELEASE: Heather Higdon, Director of Communications
INDIAN HILL, OH (February 18, 2022) – The Indian Hill School District congratulates the 10 Indian Hill Middle School student-authors who competed in the Power of the Pen District Competition on Saturday, January 8 at Wyoming Middle School via a virtual platform.
Out of 120 seventh and eighth grade students representing 11 schools, Indian Hill Middle School student Ardisha Thawrani received top honors for our Braves, placing 12th overall. A total of six students qualified to advance to the regional competition, including: JC Chen, Tommy Flemming, Mallory Hardek, Andrew Hu, Cristina Dos Santos, and Ardisha Thawrani.
“Power of the Pen has enhanced the writing I do in class,” said Indian Hill Middle School student Cristina Dos Santos. “Additionally, the experience has been beneficial to gain access to new opportunities.”
Power of the Pen is an interscholastic creative writing competition for seventh and eighth grade students. During competition, students write for three rounds to three specific prompts.
“Writing, like participating in all the arts, is an act of courage, and we are extremely proud of all of our student-authors for accepting this challenge,” said Indian Hill Middle School Principal Jennifer Ulland. “We congratulate our students who will advance to the next level of competition; we will all be cheering them on!”
The Power of the Pen Regional Competition will be held virtually March 5.