Bethel student wins library writing contest

Sarah Hull, a sophomore at Bethel High School, demonstrated her creative-writing skills in award-winning fashion in the Pierce County Library System's 20th annual teen writing and art contest, Judges picked Hull for second place in the contest's ninth and 10th-grade short-story category for her story titled "Numb.GÇ¥ Thirty-six winners were chosen from the 1,071 entries submitted in four categories GÇô poems, short stories, photographs and artwork. Their work will be displayed at a free public event May 25 at 7 p.m. at Pacific Lutheran University's Lagerquist Concert Hall. Cash prizes of $100 for first place, $75 for second place and $30 for third place were provided by the Pierce County Library Foundation, which started the contest in 1997 in conjunction with the library system. The contest judges were Travis Prothro for poetry, Kathryn Galbraith for short story, Ken Murphy for drawing and Dane Gregory Meyer for photography.


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