By Hazel Buys
On March 5th, a year of planning, promoting, writing and reading came to a celebrated conclusion. Richmond Children’s Writers wrapped up their first-ever writing competition for 3rd through 8thgraders in Chesterfield County with an awards ceremony.
After finalists for each grade level were recognized, Brian announced the winner for each grade. The following students received awards for Best Entry for their grade levels:
4th – Matthew Klausner – Greenfield Elementary
5th – Katelyn Domke – Greenfield Elementary
6th – Talyah Rawls – Midlothian Middle School
7th – Rachel Bybee – Robious Middle School
8th – Megan Lee – Mantoaca Middle School
An imaginary drum roll announced the grand prize winner, Rachel Bybee, for her story, JUST OVER THE MOUNTAIN.