From Staff Reports

The Warehouse of Living Arts Center was full of excited students and parents Thursday, Jan. 26 for the first annual Celebration. Celebration is a night of announcing the winners of the Navarro County Pens to Lens Script Writing Contest.

Senior Division winners: Lindsay Branch, first place; Christian Cuellar, second place; Corsicana High School; Carson Hoover, third place, Blooming Grove High School.

Intermediate Division Winners: Paulina Solis, first place’ Joselynn Gonzalez, second place; Charles Parson, Adrian Bonilla, Lucian Garcia, tie for third place; Lauryl Freeze, honorable mention. These students go to James Collins Catholic School, Reese Arnold, teacher.

Elementary Division winners: Sophia Gonzalez, Charlotte Stewart, Piper Capps; first place; Abigail Grider, Jadyn Taylor, Victoria Rico, second place; Ada Burns, Beau McCarthy, Christopher Lewis, Luke McSpadden, third place. These students are in Kayla Simmington’s GT classes at CISD.

Directors: First place scripts: Colton Cogburn; Zane Marsh; second and third place director, Aimee Kasprzyk.

First place winners will have their script produced into a film Second place winners will have their script performed in a play. Thirdl place scripts will have the author tell the plot of their script. All will be performed at a Red-Carpet Gala at the WLAC May 13 at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Navarro County Pens to Lens is a 503© non-profit organization.  It is partnered with Navarro Council of the Arts, Warehouse of Living Arts Center, Corsicana Independent School District, and Hull Creative Arts Foundation. It is funded by the Sheppard Foundation and donations. Donations can be made to HCAF, P.O. Box 2172, Corsicana, Tx 75110.

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