Valdosta City School District

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Valdosta High School Student Wins National Illustrated Poem Contest

Oluwatoni Salami's entry was awarded 1st place for high school entries in the nation.  As part of NCW 2019, 37 local sections and 1,500+ students participated in the contest and were invited to share their interpretation of the theme, “Marvelous Metals”, in the form of illustrated poems. Winners at the local section level qualified for the national contest. At the national level, first- and second-place prizes were awarded in four categories.  The American Chemical Society awarded $300 to Salami for her winning entry.