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RMS wins at Power of the Pen contest

2/7/2013 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Photo courtesy of Revere Local Schools
WEST AKRON — The seventh- and eighth-grade Revere Middle School (RMS) Power of the Pen writing teams attended the district competition at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School Jan. 12. This tournament had 14 school districts competing for points to move them on to the February regional tournament.

Ten RMS students competed at the district tournament.

Shown at right are, from left: (back row) Lori Duke, coach, and eighth-grade team members Danielle Kakish, Serena Jachnowski, Sarah Blake, Madison Umina, Jacob Zimmerman and Joci Scott; and (front row) seventh-grade team members Paige Fritz, Sukhmani Kaur, Mandy Kraynak and Patrick Guerreu. (Not available for the photo: Jack Baker, Leah Espinal and coach Carol Shoop.)

On the seventh-grade team, Patrick won an individual award/medallion for eighth place. For the eighth-grade team, the individual winners were Serena with a 12th-place medallion and Joci with a seventh-place medallion. The eighth-grade team earned enough points overall to win the third place trophy for the competition.

In addition, Paige, Sarah, Madison and Jacob also qualified for the upcoming regional tournament, which will take place at Kent State University Feb. 23.

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