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Student Wins Award in National Poetry Contest

Molly Turner won the award for a poem she wrote in Mrs. Knizner's 4th-grade class. 

Creative Communication, a national organization that promotes student writing, has awarded Molly Turner ’27 with a Top 10 Award for her poem, "The Forces of Nature." Molly wrote the poem last school year in Mrs. Knizner's 4th-grade class and she is one of only two 4th-graders nationwide to earn this award. Molly's poem was selected for the award based on literary merit, creativity, and social significance. Her work will be published in an anthology of poems titled A Celebration of Poets. 

Molly's poem is about protecting nature and she was inspired to write it after learning about ecology in Mrs. Knizner's class. Read the poem here.