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TKHS Students Take Majority of County Writing Awards


The contest was open to all high school students in Barry County. Honors were presented at the Barry Community Foundation. The contest was established by Barry county authors Kensinger and Alice Jones in 2004.

TK students receiving honors were:

Feature stories

Logan Garbrecht - first place

Matthew Lenard - second place

Kyler Podbevsek - third place

Lane Head - honorable mention

Short Stories

Jessika Mahler - first place

Poetry - grades 9 and 10

Aniyiah Cook - first place

Karson Raab - second place

Stephanie Green - third place

Hailey Bivens - honorable mention

Abbigail MacDonald - honorable mention

Poetry - grades 11 and 12

Kirsten Hey - first place

Hannah Kelley - second place

Clara Classen - third place