Carver/Century Student Wins National Poetry Month Award

April 30, 2008

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A Carver/Century K-8 School student’s poem was named a winner in a poetry contest.

Melanie Foust won third place representing Grades 7-9 in the April National Poetry Month Student Poetry Contest sponsored by the West Florida Literary Federation and the Friends of the Pensacola Public Library.

Melanie won a $15.00 award for her poem “Connect” and will be offered the opportunity to have her poem published in the WFLF’s 2008 creative writing anthology, The Emerald Coast Review XIV, coming this fall.

She was also invited to a reception in her honor at Books-a-Million.

Pictured above: Melanie Foust and Carver/Century Principal Jeff Garthwaite. Pictured below: Melanie’s poem “Connect”. Submitted story and photo.

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