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Oswego Students Earn Writing Contest Recognition

OSWEGO, NY – Oswego City School District students were recognized in the 26th Oswego County Reading Council Writing Contest.

Kingsford students  who earned awards in the annual Reading Council Writing Contest include (in front left to right) Cammi Ahern, Olivia Day, Marisa Wallace, Michael Fierro, Jade Bauer, Rylan Dann and Devon Tonkin while in back are teacher Christine Castiglia, Joah Defren, Henry Sweeney, Bella Rando, Emma Searor, Marcus Baker, Joshua Elia and Allison Van Brocklin.
Kingsford students who earned awards in the annual Reading Council Writing Contest include (in front left to right) Cammi Ahern, Olivia Day, Marisa Wallace, Michael Fierro, Jade Bauer, Rylan Dann and Devon Tonkin while in back are teacher Christine Castiglia, Joah Defren, Henry Sweeney, Bella Rando, Emma Searor, Marcus Baker, Joshua Elia and Allison Van Brocklin.

Kingsford and Fitzhugh elementary schools along with the Oswego Middle School were well-represented in the annual event and several students earned awards for their “My Dream Vacation” writing piece.

In the fourth grade division the top three writers represented KPS and included Jade Bauer, Henry Sweeney and Joah Defren while fifth grader  Cammi Ahern was second in her grade level.

The top three in the seventh through twelfth grade category were a trio of Oswego Middle School students as Javiemary Hernandez, Shaleen McMahon and Barbara Babcock were the top three.

FPS teacher Amy Quonce was runner up in the adult division.

Honorable mentions included from KPS included Marisa Wallace, Rylan Dann and Michael Fierro in third grade; Allison Van Brocklin, Marcus Baker, Joshua Elia and Emma Searor in fourth grade and fifth graders Isabella Rando, Devon Tonkin and Olivia Day.

Honorable mentions from the Oswego Middle School included Clarissa Miller, Jacob Ward, Julia Palmer, Chelsea Thurston, Tyler Davis and Haley Shelton.