Congratulations to FBISD students Sofia Chang of Cornerstone Elementary School and Brian Tran of Baines Middle School on being named winners in the 2012 Dana Kay Barber Student Writing Awards Competition.
The contest welcomed more than 400 poetry and prose submissions from students in PreK – 12th grade classes of teachers who completed a three-week writing institute sponsored by the Abydos Learning International/New Jersey Writing Project in Texas.
Brian earned 2nd place in the Grades 6-8 Prose category for his entry titled, “Hide and Seek.” His teacher is Linda Flaxman. Sofia won 3rd place in the Grades 3-5 Prose category for her entry, “Secret of the Bermuda Triangle.” Sofia’s teacher is Sarah Dean.
The awards were announced at the Abydos Learning International/New Jersey Writing Project in Texas Trainers’ and Teachers’ Annual Conference.