Student Poets Honored by Fairfax County Park Authority

School News
May 16, 2019

Eight student poets were named winners of the Fairfax County Park Authority and Fairfax County Park Foundation’s 2019 poetry contest. Winners, who read their poems at Springfest at Sully Historic Site in April, received a $50 Park Authority gift card to enable them to continue exploring Fairfax parks throughout the year.  Winners were:  


Grades K-2
•    Emma Davis, Mount Eagle Elementary School.
•    Lauren Miller, Lees Corner Elementary School.

Grades 3-5
•    Elias Rhee, Mantua Elementary School.
•    Naomi Rucker, West Springfield Elementary School.
•    Bianca Volociuc,  Fairhill Elementary School.

Grades 6-8
•    Ashley Chon, Colvin Run Elementary School.
•    Aabaq Gaffar, Mosby Woods Elementary School.
•    Betty Schlageter-Prettyman, Fairhill Elementary School.

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