East Regional Champion MB Pollard Middle School

NCASA is pleased to announce Regional winners and State Finals Qualifiers for The Quill!

On November 3, students across North Carolina sat down to computers at their schools to respond to on-demand writing prompts in regional competitions for the state writing competition, The Quill.  Prompts covered the core curriculum types of Argumentation, Problem/Solution, Narrative Writing (middle school), Creative Writing (high school), Informative/Explanatory (middle school), and Literary Analysis (high school).  

Students competed to move on to the December 4 State Finals hosted by Contentnea-Savannah K-8 School.

The following schools and individuals advanced to the State Final:

East Regional High Schools:

1 tie - Northwood HS

1 tie - Wayne School of Engineering

3 - North Lenoir HS

Also advancing: Elissa Klotz from Seaforth HS

Central Regional High Schools

 1 - Atkins HS

2 - Gray Stone Day

3 - Early College at Guilford

4 - Northwest Guilford HS

West Regional High Schools:

1 - Ardrey Kell HS

2 - South Iredell HS

3 - Thomas Jefferson Classical

Also advancing: Cierra Gursch in Problem / Solution from Crossroads Arts and Sciences

East Regional Middle Schools:

1 - MB Pollard MS

2 - Smith MS

3 - Woodington MS

4 - EB Frink MS

5 - Horton MS

West Regional Middle Schools:

1 - Hanes Magnet MS

2 - Jay M Robinson MS

3 - Millennium Charter

4 - Gray Stone Day

5 - Brown Summit MS

Also advancing: Stella Friedman from Thomas Jefferson Classical