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ECMS students take part in Young Writers of America contest
From left to right, are: back row, Lyn Long (seventh-grade teacher), Cheyenne Howe, Emily Cribbs, Harrison Hall, Fayzaun Talmadge, Brendan Haviland and Glenn Smith (eighth-grade teacher); middle row, Marci Delcampo, Kristain Shuman, Noel Newton, Ryley Flathman and Trevor Usher; front row, Karli Kozee, Logan Liverman, Amanda Burgess, Shannon Bragg and Alyssa Fail. Not pictured: Kayla Christmas. Delcampo is a seventh-grader and all the other students are in eighth grade. - photo by Photo provided

A group of Effingham County Middle School students participated in the Young Writers of America Poetry Contest, and the poem that each submitted was selected for publication in an anthology of student work.