WMS Participates in Poetry Contest


The Waldron Middle School library partnered with the language arts teachers to participate in a poetry contest sponsored by Expressive Education.

Schools around the nation participate in this contest. A panel of educators review the poetry submissions and select poems to be published in the book, “The Young American Poetry Digest.” There are 104 students in grades 5-7 whose poems were chosen to be published in the 2021 edition of the “Young American Poetry Digest”.

Students whose poems were chosen to be published: Tomi Barnett, Hailey Bass, Ethan Beaty, Yana Bharat, Landon Blackmon, Kole Boggess, Erika Brothers, Morgan Brown, Jaxson Brown, Seandraia Brown, Shalee Byford, Christopher Canada, Ivori Carter, Mary Corbin, Elijah Cossey, Kimberly Defoor, Yadhira Delgado, Bryce Deshazo, Harlow Dickens, Kyleigh Dickens, Ashadan Poor, Destiny Dotson, Allison Eaves, Rilee Edwards, Gage Evans, Layklnn Falconer, Lane Fowler, Carson Freeman, Michael, Gonzalez, Annaly Gonzalez, Haylie Gray, Brayden Green, Camden Harris, Tasha Hart, Sierra Helms, Natalia Hernandez, Melany, Hernandez, Kai Holt, Ashlyn Kearney, William Kelley, Peyton Kerr, Keylynn King, Trystin Lane, Kelly Ledesma, Samual Lee, Ragean Long, Logan Long, Katie Lopez, Esmeralda Lopez, Nayely Lopez, Logan Marcellus, Colton Martin, Cesar Martinez, Colton Mayberry, Alyxas McAmis, Pantera McJunkin, Marley McMellon, Aiden Miller Forrest, Hailey Mitts, Lukas Moad, Sawyer Moore, Lydia Moore, Trenton Morris, Jose Olivares, Sofia Orozco, Guadalupe Ortela, Addison Parsons, Junior Piersall, Sean Ping, Karis Pritchard, Joseph Rhodes, Chloe Richmond, Jake Roberson, Carlos Rubio, Angela Rucobo, Kira Salmon, Donovan Sandoval, Adysen Self, Avery Self, Zechariah Sherman, Trooper Shrum, Yaileen Silva, Jasper Smith, Brayden Stafford, Malachi Stark, Randall Stidman, Khloe Summit, Charity Titsworth, Kenneth Titsworth, Bethzi Uribe, Hailey Valdez, Lakayla Valdez, Nayely Vatsana, Yavin Villarreal, Lyla Waddle, Arianna Walton, Raven Warren, Evan Watkins, Pete Williams, Frankie Yang, Isaac Zmudka, Jamie Zmudka, Emily Zmudka, AnaBella White.

Congratulations to these WMS students!

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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