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CHS Students Place in Poetry Competition

Posted Date: 04/20/2016

Several CHS students submitted winning entries to the Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel's poetry competition.  ‚ÄčThe Awards Ceremony will be Sunday, April 23 at 2:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Museum of Pioneer History in Chandler. 
Winners of the Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel’s Poetry Winners 2016

Junior Macey-Rae Tucker Pittman placed 2nd for “Help”

Junior Tacie Sinegal placed 3rd for “The Butterfly”

Honorable Mentions:
Senior:     Karissa Fent for “When I Grow Up”
Juniors:     Katie Lane for “She’s a Wonder”, Macey-Rae Tucker Pittman for “His Hair” and Tacie Sinegal for “Better to have loved” 
Sophomores:    Thomas Blood for “How Can I Compare?and Reggie Coyner for “Blank”

Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel was born in Lincoln county near Stroud and attended schools in Lincoln and Creek counties.  Her family migrated to California when she was 17.  She wrote and published poetry all her life about her life experiences.  This poetry contest is open to Lincoln and Creek county students.  It is sponsored by Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma, OSU Library, Back40 Publishing, friends of the late Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel, Stroud Public Library and Lincoln County Museum of Pioneer History.