Congratulations to Millennium Charter Academy of Mount Airy and The Early College at Guilford (pictured above), our 2022 The Quill State Champions!

Saturday, December 3 marked the 2022 State Finals of The Quill, the state writing competition for middle and high school students in North Carolina.  The event was hosted by Smith Middle School of Chapel Hill and saw students responding to prompts in Argumentation, Problem/Solution, Narrative (middle school), Creative Writing (high school), Informative/Explanatory (middle school), and Literary Analysis (high school).  

 The following are our top ranked schools and individual winners in each event:

 High school

1- The Early College at Guilford

2- Thomas Jefferson Classical

3- Ardrey Kell

4- Chapel Hill

5- Atkins

6 - Mount Airy

7 - Seaforth

8 - South Lenoir

9 - Falls Lake Academy

10 - Forsyth Country Day

Argumentation State Champion: Jennie Connor of Thomas Jefferson Classical

Creative Writing State Champion: Ryan Johnson of The Early College at Guilford

Literary Analysis State Champion: Abby Mocharnuk of The Early College at Guilford

Problem/Solution State Champion: Julia Kincaid of Forsyth Country Day


Middle School

1- Millennium Charter Academy

2- Smith

3 - JM Robinson

4 - Brown Summit

5 - MB Pollard

6 - GM Horton

7 - Woodington

8 - Falls Lake Academy

9 - Brawley

10 - Asheville


Argumentation State Champion: Anya Menta of The Brawley School

Narrative State Champion: Elissa Huettel of Smith MS

Informative/Explanatory State Champion: Paisley Chilton of Millennium Charter Academy

Problem/Solution State Champion: Qizheng Lei of Jay M Robinson MS