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Another Oswego Writing Award Winner

Mary Kate Cloonan

Mary Kate Cloonan

OSWEGO, NY – Mary Kate Cloonan, won second place in the Oswego Reading Council’s 2011 22nd Annual Writing Contest.

This year’s topic was:  “A Special Person In My Life Is…”.

Mary Kate wrote about her mother.

Mary Kate is in Sandra McCann’s class at the Frederick Leighton Elementary School.

Writing Awards For KPS Students

KPS Students

Reading Council cites KPS Students

OSWEGO, NY – Kingsford Park Elementary School students Victoria Crisafulli, Willow-Su Knapp and Caitlin Lilly were joined by teachers Patty Dixon and Chris Castiglia as the students celebrated their awards in the annual Oswego Reading Council Writing Contest.

Lilly and Crisafulli placed second and third in the third grade category and Knapp was second in the fourth grade division.

This year’s themes were “A Special Person in My Life” and “The Person I most Admire.’

Other KPS students earning honorable mention status included Grayson Cary, Alyssa Morley, Madison Bouchard, Sophia Greene, Joan Carroll, Sydney-Yu Terpening and Jhensen Perez.

FLS Kindergartner Earns Writing Award

Reading Council honors FLS Kindergartner

Reading Council honors FLS Kindergartner

OSWEGO, NY – Emily Glenn, a kindergarten student at the Frederick Leighton Elementary School, recently earned a second place award from the Oswego Reading Council in their annual writing contest.

Emily wrote about “a very special person in her life”…her father.

Teacher Rayna Mills proudly poses with the youngster.

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