We Are Proud: Letters About Literature State Finalists
May 28, 2019
We Are Proud of Horizon Middle School East Campus students who were selected as state finalists and placed in the Letters About Literature competition sponsored by the Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library and Minnesota Council of Teachers of English. State finalists are Ella Cole, Giancarlo D’Agostino, Liberty Johnson, Natalie Krogstad, Maddie Larson, Ethan Larson, Isabelle McDonald, Ethan Myers, Ava Nelson, Rylie Reveling, Marcus Stavenger and Max Stenehjem. Maddie Larson tied for third place overall in the middle school level, and Isabelle McDonald received an honorable mention. Dan Dooher is their Horizon East language arts teacher. Out of 235 submissions in the middle school level, 49 entries were selected as state-level finalists. Sponsored nationally by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, the contest asks readers to write a letter to an author describing how his or her work touched their life in a personal way.