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Local Student-Writers to be Recognized

Three students from schools in Pella and one in Pleasantville are among the 2010 Iowa Reading Association Winners in Creative Writing. The 2010 State Conference will be held on April 8th and 9th at the Hotel Savery in Des Moines. The students that will be recognized and the title of their writing submission are listed below:

Malia Beatty — Pella Christian Grade School (7th Grade) — “Death by a Spoon”

Mary Masek — Pella Community High School (9th Grade) — “The Magical Monk”

Cheyanne Rawson — Pleasantville High School (11th Grade) — “Home”

Mark Van Dusseldorp — Pella Community High School (12th Grade) — “Variations on a Hospital Bed”