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RCS Students Win Local Poetry Contest

April 3, 2017

Rockingham County Schools’ students recently competed in the Rockingham County Teen Poetry Contest sponsored by The Public Library and the Friends of the Library.  A 1st and 2nd place winner in middle and high school divisions are selected from each of the three Rockingham County Libraries. Students winning 1st place received a $25 gift card, 2nd place winners were awarded a $15 gift card and honorable mentions were awarded a $10 gift card.


Congratulations to the following students for their accomplishments:

Eden Public Library

Middle School Division:

1st Place - Khyah Strange,  Holmes Middle

2nd Place - Elijah Allen, Holmes Middle 


High School Division:

1st Place - Brandon Haley, Morehead High

2nd Place - Hannah Gearheart, Morehead High

Honorable Mention - Barry Hairston, Morehead High


Reidsville Public Library

Middle School Division:

1st Place - Katie Huss, Rockingham County Middle

Western Rockingham Public Library

Middle School Division:

1st Place - Cecelia Silva, Western Rockingham Middle

2nd Place - Curtis Craddock, Western Rockingham Middle

Congratulations to the RCS winners in the 2017 Poetry Contest!