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VCS Announces District MLK, Jr. Poem/Poster Contest Winners

The poem/poster contest is an opportunity for students to express their admiration and respect for Dr. King in original poetry or artwork.  Awards for the poem/poster contest are divided into categories with first, second, and third places, those categories are - elementary (K-5), middle (6-8) and high school (9-12).  
Winners of the poem/poster contest will be recognized at Mathis Auditorium on the day of their annual Youth Program.
The VCS district winners for the poster contest are below:
Elementary School 

Xavier Nanton - Pinevale Elementary - 1st Place
Mia Boyd - Sallas Mahone Elementary - 2nd Place
Destiny Sanders - Pinevale Elementary - 3rd Place
Middle School
Raynah Wright - VECA - 1st Place
Breanna Samples - NMS - 2nd Place
Janise Alexander - NMS - 3rd Place
High School 
Mary Catherine Burns - VHS - 1st Place
Edward Corona - VHS - 2nd Place
Matthew Dennis - VECA - 3rd Place
The VCS district winners for the poster contest are below:
Elementary School
Hayvyn Forrest - W.G. Nunn Elementary - 1st Place
Denzel Austin - W.G. Nunn Elementary - 2nd Place
Arianna Lewis - W.G. Nunn Elementary - 3rd Place
Middle School
Micah Powell - J.L. Newbern Middle School - 1st Place
Rhaniah Payne - J.L. Newbern Middle School - 2nd Place
Joseph Gardner - Valdosta Early College Academy - 3rd Place
High School
Mary Leigh Moseley - Valdosta High School - 1st Place
Marvens Cherelus - Valdosta High School - 2nd Place
Jodeci Mitchell - Valdosta High School - 3rd Place