Revere Middle School's seventh and eighth grade Power of the Pen writing teams fared well at the district competition at St. Vincent St. Mary’s High school in Akron on Jan. 12.
10 Revere students competed at the district tournament. They have beenworking for months to develop their creative writing skills in hopes of a win at the district level.
For the seventh grade team, Patrick Guerreau won an individual award/medallion for 8th place.
For the 8th grade team the individual winners were Serena Juchnowski with a 12th place medallion and Joci Scott with a 7th place medallion. The eighth grade team earned enough points overall to win the 3rd place trophy for the competition.
In addition to these top winner, Paige Fritz, Sarah Blake, Madison Umina and Jacob Zimmerman also qualified for the upcoming regional tournament which will be held at Kent State University on Feb. 23.
The district competition had 14 schools competing for points to move them on to the regional tournament.
The team is co-coached by advisors Mrs. Lori Duke and Mrs. Carol Shoop.