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King George High hosts fourth Coffee House event

King George High School issued the following news release:

On Friday, May 20 from 7-9 PM, the English Department hosted its fourth annual Coffee House event.

Students presented poems, short stories, songs, debates and speeches in an open area coffee house setting, complete with a buffet of goodies.

The SCA also presented several students with awards at the end of the night. The winners were as follows:

Best original poem: Don Smith

Best original short story:

1st place- Lynnsey DelGrande

2nd place-Sara Francis

Best legislative debate: Christen Green

Best policy debate:

1st place-Lynnsey DelGrande

2nd place-Kyra Bacon

Best performance of a published poem:

1st place-Destiny Levere

2nd place-Anthony Howard

Best performance art: David Deegan

Best performance of a published song:

1st place-Jessica Ficher

2nd place-LaDelyn Williams

Best performance of an original song: Marc and Austin Miller

Best performance of a published song:

Duo performance- Ray Celeste and Kasey Tyson

Group performance- Michael Such, Sammy Hastings and Tristan Stoyanof

All money raised will fund the English Department’s two scholarships- the Kathy Sydnor Creative Writing Humanitarian Award, and the Viola M. Graves English Award.