Hahnville High School 2013 Louisiana Writes contest winners

Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 21, 2013

The 2013 Louisiana Writes Contest winners were recently announced. Several students from Deborah Unger’s gifted English classes at Hahnville High were named first, second and third places and honorable mention.
The winners will be honored in an award ceremony at the Louisiana Book Festival on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the State Museum in Baton Rouge. First-place winners will be asked to read excerpts from their winning entries. The following are the Hahnville High winners, their categories and the title of their winning entries:
11th-12th grade nonfiction
• First place – Kathryn Prendergast, “Observant Daughter”
11th-12th Grade Poetry
• First place – Claudette Breaux, “Literature”
• Second place – Anna Busalacchi, “The School of Torture”
• Third place – Shawna Lombardi, “Salt Seeker”
11th-12th Grade Fiction
• Third place – Seth Champagne, “Panterbury”
9th-10th Grade Nonfiction
• Second place – Brittany Schaubhut, “A Heart Full of Song”
• Third place – Lauren Beadle, “The Start of a Pitching Life”
9th-10th Grade Poetry
• Third place – Brittany Schaubhut,“The Moon Is my Courier”
• Honorable mention – Wesley Speyer, “Flying on a Plane in a Hurricane”