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The winning students for the 2021-2022 contest year

Steven Baker (President of the Friends of the Oklahoma Center for the Book), Elyse Haslam (Level III-2nd), Fathiyah Ayodele (Level II-2nd), Cate Dennis (Level III-1st), Lillian Salon (Level I-2nd), Blake Wolfe (Level II-1st), Jenna Thompson (Level I-1st), Zachary Fralick (Level I-3rd), Natalie Currie (Deputy Director ODL). Not pictured- Kennedy Postier (Level II-3rd) and Sophia Phan (Level II-3rd).

DIVISION I (GRADES 4 THROUGH 6)

First Place: Jenna Thompson, Metro Christian Academy, Tulsa

For letter to author Shannon Messenger for the Keeper of the Lost Cities book series

Second Place: Lillian Salon, University School at the University of Tulsa

For letter to author Thanhha Lai for Inside Out and Back Again

Third Place: Zachary Fralick, Jenks West Intermediate School    

For letter to author Tom Pace for The Mentor

DIVISION II (GRADES 7 AND 8)

First Place: Blake Wolfe, Clyde Boyd Middle School, Sand Springs

For letter to author S.E. Hinton for The Outsiders

Second Place: Fathiyah Ayodele, Oakdale School, Edmond

For letter to author Katherine Johnson for Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Third Place: Kennedy Postier, Bixby Middle School

For letter to author J.K. Rowling for the Harry Potter series of books

DIVISION III (GRADES 9 THROUGH 12)

First Place: Cate Dennis, MacArthur Senior High School, Lawton

For letter to author Dan Rather for What Unites Us

Second Place: Elyse Haslam, Crescent High School

For letter to author John Steinbeck for Of Mice and Men

Third Place: Sophia Pham, Westmoore High School, Oklahoma City

For letter to author Ko Moon-Young for The Boy Who Fed on Nightmares



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Last Modified on Oct 10, 2022