Power of the Pen Accomplishments 2018-2019
District Competition was held at Tiffin Middle School on January 26, 2019.
The seventh-grade team finished in 1st place. Individual honors were awarded to the following people:
Lillian Kreglow- 2nd place
Taryn Hahn- 7th place
Nadia Cantelli- 9th place
Sara Gates- 10th place
Andrew Gray- 12th place
The eighth-grade team finished in 2nd place. Individual honors were awarded to the following people:
Marina Moore-5th place
Zachary Main -9th place
Zachary Main also won “Best of the Round” and was then chosen from all of the Best of the Round winners as the “Best of the Best”. His work will be published in the Power of the Pen book of winners.
Regional Competition was held at Lourdes University on March 13, 2019.
The seventh grade finished in 1st place and named Regional Champions from the Northwest Region. Individual honors were awarded to the following people:
Sara Gates-13th place
Lillian Kreglow-11th place
Noah Proctor-7th place
Taryn Hahn-1st place (Regional Champion)
The eighth-grade team finished in 5th place. Individual honors were awarded to the following person:
Marina Moore-7th place
Edison Middle School was also awarded the Sweepstakes Award for highest combined scores. This is the highest honor a school can receive after competing in Districts and Regionals. This is a perpetual trophy that now has Edison Middle School engraved on it!
The Edison Middle School Power of the Pen teams competed in the Regional Tournament at Lourdes University on March 13, 2019. The 7th-grade team finished in first place and were named Regional Champions. Earning individual honors were Lillian Kreglow, 11th place, Noah Proctor 5th place, and Taryn Hahn first place and Seventh Grade Regional Champion. Eighth-grader Marina Moore also earned individual honors placing 7th overall. In addition, Zachary Main was honored for his story written at the district level. Zachary’s story was named Best of the Round and Best of the Best. His story will be published in the Power of the Pen book of winners.
The EMS Power of the Pen team also captured the Sweepstakes Trophy for the Northwest Region. The Sweepstakes Trophy is awarded to the school with the highest combined point totals for 7th and 8th grade at District and Regional competition.
In addition to Power of the Pen, the EMS teams competed in the Timberstone Writing Tournament at Timberstone Middle School in Sylvania. The 7th-grade team finished in 2nd place with individual honors going to Lillian Kreglow (11th), Andrew Gray (5th), and Sara Gates (third). The eighth-grade team finished in 4th place. Marina Moore placed 10th and Morgan Moon placed third.