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Eight students win prizes at Ranch Heights Literacy Fair

posted May 16, 2017, 10:03 AM by Granger Meador   [ updated May 16, 2017, 10:11 AM ]

Eight students were chosen as winners at the 2017 Ranch Heights Elementary  Literacy Fair: fifth graders Ella Goodwin, Kira Hatlestad, and Helen Nguyen, fourth graders Lexi Cormier, Colton Cunningham, Kevin Eddings, and Isabella Gustafson, and third grader Espyn Chaney.

Third, fourth, and fifth grade students at Bartlesville’s Ranch Heights Elementary School competed in the Literacy Fair. Each student created a storyboard over a fiction or nonfiction book and presented to about 40 judges from the community. Much like a science fair, the storyboards were book reports within nine literature based categories. The guest judges consisted of retired teachers, Education Service Center professionals, and interested professionals from the community.

The eight winners were awarded cash prizes, thanks to a monetary donation from the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 610. In addition, three winners from each category attended a special planetarium on-site presentation presented by the Bartlesville Astronomical Society.
Ranch Heights 2017 Literacy Fair Winners

Winners at the 2017 Ranch Heights Literacy Fair

Front row L to R: Helen Nguyen, Ella Goodwin, Kira Hatlestad, Espyn Chaney

Back row L to R: Colton Cunningham, Kevin Eddings, Lexi Cormier, Isabella Gustafson