WRITING CONTEST WINNERS: Sixteen local students won top honors for their participation in the GFWC Lutz-Land O'Lakes Woman's Club Youth Writing Contest. More than 200 Hillsborough and Pasco writers submitted original short stories and poems for the annual contest. This year's winners include: Katrina Walters and Sarah Lapp of Lake Myrtle Elementary; Bradley Hansen Jr., Maniscalco Elementary; Connor Anderson, Lutz Elementary; Joshua Hammer and Cecilia Porrey of Centennial Middle; Caitlyn Garber and Tessa Wiseman of Tampa Palms Elementary; Elizabeth Belanger and Ashley Parater of Pine View Middle; Tiara Bounds, Alexa Fernandez and Lauren Polm of Blake High; Candice Seward, Land O' Lakes High; Ryan Dedering, Gaither High; and Lydia Greene, Freedom High. Students each received a $50 U.S. savings bond.
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