Just Write Team Places Third at Regional Competition
Just before Christmas Break, Gilmour’s Just Write team competed in the Just Write Regional Competition at Cloverleaf High School. The Division I (underclassmen) team included Libby Cornette '24, Rachael Stasick 24, Katie Coyne '24, Samantha Stutler '24 and Ruby Johnson '25, and the Division 2 (upperclassmen) team included Lily Elseser '22, Kristen Oliveto '22, Kaylee Oliveto '22, Elena Espenschied '22, Victoria Dulzer '22 and Sarah Voss '22
Coached by Mrs. Farmer and Mr. Simon, the Gilmour Academy Just Write team took third place overall among 15 schools. Led by seniors Kristen and Kaylee Oliveto, the Division 1 (underclassmen) team placed third out of 13 schools and Division 2 (upperclassmen) placed fifth out of 14 schools.
Individually, Rachael Stasick placed first and Libby Cornette placed sixth in Division 1 and Kristen Oliveto placed 14th in Division 2. Ruby Johnson won the Poetry Laureate Award for her poem, "Treasure's Price."
Additionally, Libby Cornette, Ruby Johnson, Rachael Stasick and Samantha Stutler qualified for the Division 1 state competition and Kaylee Oliveto, Kristen Oliveto and Sarah Voss qualified for the Division 2 state competition, which will be held in May at the University of Findlay.