Humboldts elementary and middle schools have announced their Young Author winners selected to attend this weekends Young Authors Conference, the 19th and final such celebration in Allen County. The students are, front row from left, Jax Hill, Aspen Wimsett, Tucker Wrestler, Jadey Ellis, Jaylynn Covey, Riley Carney-Doepke and Jaide Marvin; second row, Jordan Hencey, Lexi Rees, Jack Works, Braylynn Watson, Leah Carmen, Karis Cook, Carlie Weilert, Jo Ellison and Xzavier Green; third row, Bailey Croisant, Blake Ellis, Cassidy Friend, Kinley Hart, Laney Hull, Ricklyn Hillmon, Kendall Works, Harper Dye and Brystal Hudlin; back row, Raquel Aguilar, Shaylea Brinkmeyer, Byron Westbrook, Sydnea Bumstead, Sophia Barlow, Anna Heisler, Shelby Shaughnessy, Asher Hart and Mark Mc-Cullough. Not pictured is Maggie McCullough. We are so grateful for the Sleeper Trust and the Bowlus for providing such an awesome opportunity through this contest and celebration of writing, said Bonnie Welch, who oversaw the Humboldt young authors for each of the 19 years. It has touched many students throughout the 19 years to hone their writing skills and give inspiration and confidence in the field of writing, whether for career or just enjoyment. I wish the best for all those who are inspired to write. Write on! REGISTER/RICHARD LUKEN
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