The Eastern Shore Reading Council announced that eight Worcester Prep students earned finalist status in the 2019 Young Authors’ Contest for short story or poetry.
Each finalist finished in the top three in their respective category and grade level. All finalists were invited to attend an awards reception.
Finalists, by grade and category, are: Grade 3, Poetry: Ellie Phillips, Ocean City, Md.; Grade 3, Short Story, Harper Hertrich, Rehoboth Beach, and Ryan Shipp, Rehoboth Beach; Grade 4, Poetry, Gabriella Damouni, Lewes, and Henry Holt, Salisbury, Md.; Grade 5, Short Story, Caitlin Shimko, Berlin, Md.; Grade 6, Poetry, Sydney Tingle, Fenwick Island; and Grade 10, Poetry, Hannah Perdue, Salisbury.