ReadSC Writing Contest Winners

Congratulations to our Writing Contest Winners!

South Carolina students in grades 4-12 were invited to participate in the ReadSC Writing Contest. Students participated by submitting writing in either (or both) categories - Letters and Poetry. Students entered each contest in one of three levels corresponding to their grade.

  • Level I for children in grades 4-6
  • Level II for grades 7&8
  • Level III, grades 9–12

Letters Winners

Letters Level I

1st PlaceMillie J.Pawleys Island
2nd PlaceWillhelm G.Sumter
3rd PlaceLyniah B.Lancaster

Letters Level II

1st PlaceCaleb H.Myrtle Beach
2nd PlaceMegan R.Sumter
3rd PlaceMaria U.Duncan

Letters Level III

1st PlaceEmmalyn G.Blythewood
2nd PlaceAnnabelle W.Summerville
3rd PlaceMeenakshi B.Myrtle Beach

Poems Winners

Poems Level I

1st PlacePaige K.Blythewood
2nd PlaceSebastian K.Columbia
3rd PlaceElijah D.Andrews

Poems Level II

1st PlaceAnna S.Irmo
2nd PlaceElijah S.Greenville
3rd PlaceDua A.Greenville

Poems Level III

1st PlaceShania D.Orangeburg
2nd PlaceSarah A.Greer
3rd PlaceAcadia R.Charleston

Upcoming Event

Photo of Queen Quet

Queen Quet and her Children's Books

June 29, 2024, 11:00 AM

Join us at the South Carolina Center for the Book for an author talk featuring Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation , as she returns to the South Carolina State Library in Columbia, SC, in celebration of Black Music Month and her children's books. Queen Quet will present from her children's books and engage everyone in an interactive Gullah/Geechee presentation. A book signing will follow.