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Young Severna Park Author Awarded First Place for Story

The Anne Arundel County Reading Council awarded local students who wrote poetry, stories and essays.

Young Severna Park Author Awarded First Place for Story

A fifth-grader at Benfield Elementary was selected among the best writers in her grade across the county for a short story.

The Anne Arundel County Reading Council recognized 54 students for their talents as storytellers, poets and essayists. The council received more than 1,000 entries. The 22 first- and second-place entries will go on to be judged at the state level.

Elizabeth Isakov, a fifth-grader at Benfield Elementary, won first place for her short story entry into the contest.

Anne Arundel County will honor the high school writers at a reception on Feb. 21, and the younger writers will be honored in April.

For a full list of the county winners by grade, check the Anne Arundel Patch.

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