The Quill

 

Teams of four students must create written products given a prompt from a specific text type. The Quill is an original competition developed in cooperation with the North Carolina Reading Association (NCRA), and is aligned with Common Core standards.

 

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities held the second annual The Quill on demand writing competition this past Saturday, hosted by Lexington Senior High School. Finishing in first place with a final score of 90.5 was Atkins A&T High School.  Team members for Atkins A&T High School were Meredith Hemphill, D'Bravius Blackwell, Keshaunna Goode, and Tumi Mabaso. 

Finishing close behind in second place was Lexington Senior High School with 89.7 points. Finishing in third place with 85.8 points was Newton Conover High School. Myers Park High School and WH Page High School rounded out the top five.

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The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities held its first ever State Finals Saturday, February 26 in the General Classroom Building on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC.   Finishing in FIRST PLACE in The Quill on-demand writing competition with a final score of 82.7 was Myers Park High School of Charlotte.  Team members for Myers Park HS were Amanda Stroud, Kate Randazzo, Hassan DuRant, and Zoe Pruitt.

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities held its first ever State Finals Saturday, February 26 in the General Classroom Building on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC.   Finishing in FIRST PLACE in The Quill on-demand writing competition with a final score of 82.7 was Myers Park High School of Charlotte.  Team members for Myers Park HS were Amanda StroudKate RandazzoHassan DuRant, and Zoe Pruitt.

The schedule for the Quill could go here.