Floyd County High School Students Win State Literary Competition

March 29th, 2023 – 5:00 PM

Floyd County Schools –

15 Floyd County high school students strongly represented their schools and district at the Georgia High School Association’s 2022-2023 A Division I and AA State Literary Championships this past Saturday. In their respective classifications, 11 of the region winners placed at the state level! 

Congratulations to the teams and the following students:

  • A Division I
    • 1st in Extemporaneous Speaking – Domestic: Ryan Strickland (AHS)
    • 2nd in Extemporaneous Speaking – International: Emalee Collins (AHS)
    • 2nd in Girls Trio: Gracie Hutcheson, Emily Martin, Ainsley Hilton (PHS)
    • 2nd in Literary Interpretation – Solo Dramatic: Malayla Malloy (CHS)
    • 4th in Boys Solo: Zachary Wright (CHS)
    • 5th Place Overall: Armuchee High
    • 9th Place Overall: Coosa High
    • 11th Place Overall: Pepperell High
  • AA
    • 1st in Extemporaneous Speaking – International: Sara Grace Abernathy (MHS)
    • 1st in Essay- Personal: Sara Grace Abernathy (MHS)
    • 3rd in Literary Interpretation – Solo Humorous: Emileigh Ashworth (MHS)
    • 4th in Essay- Literary Analysis: Annabel Lee (MHS)
    • 4th in Literary Interpretation – Solo Dramatic: Eva Petty (MHS)
    • 4th Place Overall: Model High

“This is a historic moment for Floyd County Schools and our fine arts programs,” said FCS Superintendent Dr. Glenn White. “We are extremely proud of our two state champions and the hard work of all of our literary teams!”

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