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FPMS Students Win Writing Contest

First published in 2001, Aurora is Northeast Alabama Community College’s art and literary magazine.  Sponsored by Northeast’s Epsilon Alpha chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the national English honor society for students of two-year colleges, Aurora is published once a year and features original art work, photography, and writing by Northeast students and 7-12 grade students from several surrounding counties.

Aurora accepts entries from area students in these categories

Short Fiction - Fictional short stories no longer than 5,000 words.

Personal Essay - A non-fiction essay that deals with personal experiences or current issues. Research papers and other analysis papers are not appropriate for this category. The essay should not exceed 2,500 words.

Poetry -  Original poems of less than 2,000 words.

This year, five students from Fort Payne Middle School were winners in the grades 7-9 division of the writing contest.  They received awards at Northeast's awards program on Thursday, May 3, and they will be recognized at FPMS awards day later this month.  Pictured Madisyn Hill, third place, fiction; Malia Edwards, third place, poetry; Anthony Chhim, third place, essay; and Kailey Adams, second place, fiction.  Not pictured is Ella McCallie, second place, essay.

Congratulations to these students for their outstanding work.