Darton announces winners of 13th annual poetry contest - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Darton announces winners of 13th annual poetry contest

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

Information from Darton State College

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"

The poetry contest winners pose for a group photo after the reception held at Darton State College.

 

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Woman found dead during Albany fire died of natural causes

    Woman found dead during Albany fire died of natural causes

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:03 PM EST2018-02-20 19:03:15 GMT
    After an investigation overnight Monday, fire officials have concluded that the woman who was found dead after a house fire in Albany actually died before the fire.  (Source: WALB)After an investigation overnight Monday, fire officials have concluded that the woman who was found dead after a house fire in Albany actually died before the fire.  (Source: WALB)

    After an investigation overnight Monday, fire officials have concluded that the woman who was found dead after a house fire in Albany actually died before the fire. 

    More >>

    After an investigation overnight Monday, fire officials have concluded that the woman who was found dead after a house fire in Albany actually died before the fire. 

    More >>
  • Black History program honors history maker

    Black History program honors history maker

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:09 AM EST2018-02-20 16:09:20 GMT

    "I'm always honored but more importantly I'm humbled that folks would honor me for doing the nation's business," said Major General Retired, Alfred Flowers. History-maker Major General Retired Alfred Flowers has been in South Georgia this weekend. 

    More >>

    "I'm always honored but more importantly I'm humbled that folks would honor me for doing the nation's business," said Major General Retired, Alfred Flowers. History-maker Major General Retired Alfred Flowers has been in South Georgia this weekend. 

    More >>
  • Tifton council updates building and zoning regulations

    Tifton council updates building and zoning regulations

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:02 AM EST2018-02-20 05:02:20 GMT
    A 30-day moratorium has been lifted by the city of Tifton for residential building. (Source: WALB)A 30-day moratorium has been lifted by the city of Tifton for residential building. (Source: WALB)

    For the last 30 days, the city council has been updating regulations for base zoning, building locations, and lot areas and width for residential development.

    More >>

    For the last 30 days, the city council has been updating regulations for base zoning, building locations, and lot areas and width for residential development.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly