Talawanda Ninth Graders Honored in Student Voices Competition

May 26, 2021
Eight Talawanda ninth graders were honored in this year’s Democracy and Me Student Voices Competition sponsored by WVXU Cincinnati Public Radio.  Addi Thacker won first place in the creative category with her poem “Chrysalis Year” while these seven classmates were also honored with high marks from judges:

Lydia Bartel (poem)

Lexa Evans (artwork)

Lily Franks (artwork)

Stephen Mullally (essay)

Emma Puckett (essay)

Addi Schultz (poem)

Morgan Sly (poem)

You can see their winning entries at:

Powerful Student Voices Emerge in Democracy & Me Competition

In addition, TMS math teacher Mr. Dyer won the $500 teacher raffle prize for classroom materials!

Congratulations winners.

Cover Photo:  Democracy and Me Student Voices Competition, WVXU Cincinnati Public Radio