Young Writers Competition

Dalbeattie Rotary Club’s sponsored Young Writers Competition this year

Grace Kelly and President Douglas Irving with the four prize winners

Grace Kelly and President Douglas Irving with the four prize winners



Dalbeattie Rotary Club’s sponsored Young Writers Competition this year attracted a good number of entries from the Dalbeattie Learning Campus keen to showcase their writing skills.  From the Secondary School group,  in this the third year since inception, a total of  67 pupils (15 seniors, 52 intermediate) took part . This year saw, for the first time, Primary school pupils also compete with competitors drawn Primary 5 classes upwards. The Primary school pupils submitted over 50 individual written submissions, each of which had not to be of more than 500 words, this on the subject of “The Environment.” Grace Kelly headed up the Team of Judges all drawn from our membership with the following results:  


SECONDARY SCHOOL GROUP 

 SENIOR 
1st Place: Oliver Hutchings (Trophy Winner)
2nd Place: Evie Smallwood 
3rd Place: Katie Mein-Curry  

 INTERMEDIATE 
1st Place: Lucy Leyshon (Trophy Winner)  
2nd Place: Fabio Murray Sanchez 
3rd Place: Thomas Jardine 
4th Place: Kala Lye 
5th Place: Fraser Campbell 


PRIMARY SCHOOL GROUP 

1st Place: Bonnie McGlashan, (Shield Winner, £25 book token) 
2nd Place: Alex Nelson (£20 book token) 
3rd Place: Eilidh Tallontire (£15 book token) 
4th Place: Cameron Hitchell (£10 book token) 


Highly commended, former pupil Rebecca Hird 


Bonnie McGlashan with the Winner’s Shield
 

Primary 4/5 pupils with their certificates of participation

Primary 5/6 pupils with their certificates of participation 

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