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MAC Holds Wordfest for Area High Schools

Mineral Area College’s English Department held its first WordFest Event on April 4, 2013, and awarded prizes to four students who excelled in three areas of competition: Grand Champion Brooke Benz, Arcadia Valley junior, won a Samsung Galaxy tablet and a scholarship to MAC from the English department; Amberlain Nielson, Farmington junior, won in the Personal Essay category; Charlotte Volner, Lesterville junior, won in the Short Story category; and Alexandra Wampler, Farmington junior, won in the Poetry category. The category winners took home $25 iTunes gift cards and ticket vouchers for MAC Little Theatre Guild plays. The event was held in conjunction with National Poetry Month and included readings by students and a presentation by guest Dr. James D’Agostino of the English Department at Truman State University.

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