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VHS Takes 8th Straight Literary Title

VHS Takes 8th Straight Literary Title VHS Takes 8th Straight Literary Title

The Vidalia High School Literary Team extended their Region Championship winning streak Thursday, taking their 8th Region Championship in a row at Vidalia High School. The VHS team scored 70 points, taking 8 First Place Awards, 1 Second Place Award, and 2 Third Place Awards. They outscored Jeff Davis by 15 points (55), Toombs Co. by 44 points (26), and East Laurens by 49 points (21).

Region Literary Coordinator Carrie Beth Davis, who is in her 3rd year, said that despite facing obstacles during the year, the students 'rose to the occasion' when it mattered. 'I'm really proud of all of these kids and their hard work in preparing for Literary. We faced many obstacles this year as we readied the team for competition, and they rose to the challenge to give their very best in representing VHS.' Vidalia Principal John Sharpe also gave kudos to the students and coaches for the impressive accomplishment. 'Eight years in a row! Very impressive! It is a testimony to the great coaches and students at Vidalia. We are committed to giving students an opportunity to succeed no matter what their interest.” Davis also had words of thanks for those who helped to get the students ready to compete. 'I'd like to say a special thank you to Sydney Williams, music coach, and Margaret Pournelle, acting coach. We appreciate all the support from the VHS administration, faculty, and staff who helped make Region Literary a success!'

VHS Region 2AA Literary Results

Essay – Argumentative – Roman Edwards -1st Essay – Personal – Ashlynn Goodwin – 3rd Essay – Rhetorical – Mikkelle Peters – 1st Domestic Extemporaneous – Hudson Sumner – 3rd

International Extemporaneous – Walker Mc- Cord – 2nd Oral Performance Humorous – Mikkelle Peters – 1st Oral Performance – Dramatic – Keyes Sanders – 1st Oral Performance – Duo – Dottie McDaniel & Alan Johnson – 1st Boys Solo – Reagan Miller – 3rd Girls Solo – Shannon Collins – 1st Trio – Shannon Collins, Ashlynn Goodwin, Autumn Harris – 1stQuartet – Landry Wheeler, Andrew Davis, Micah Davis-Brown, Reagan Miller – 1st

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