MCHS hosts Literary meet, comes in second to Pike
By Michael Prochaska
The Morgan County Bulldogs came in second place after Pike County at the Region 4-AA Literary Competition on Friday, March 4.
First through fourth places are awarded to students in boys and girls essay, dramatic interpretation, extemporaneous speaking, vocal solo, girls’ trio, and boys’ quartet.
Jake Pendergraft, a first place winner in extemporaneous speaking,
Connor O’Neal, a first place victor in vocal solo, and Ashton Prior, who scored first place in female vocal solo, will go forward on March 19 to Veteran’s High School in Warner Robins for the State Literary Meet.
Laura Margaret Burbach placed third in extemporaneous speaking. Reed Padget tied in fourth place
for dramatic interpretation,
Dillon and Moore scored fourth in essay.
Rachel Shanklin, Chelsea Lowe, and Lauren Cagle went home with a second place title in Girls Trio, while Connor O’Neal, Thomas Hughes, Caleb Bell, and Anthony Callihan also received second place for boys’ quartet.
The Morgan County Literary Team accumulated a total of 36 points, five points less than first place title, Pike County, according to Mark Argo, the region literary coordinator and math teacher at Morgan County high school.
Printed in the March 10, 2011 edition.