Elementary School Student Earns Recognition for His Creative Writing


Ms. Stephanie Petri, Gilbertsville Elementary School (GES) principal, announced that GES student, Nathan Cerva, has been selected as a winner in Scholastic Press' "October/November 2023 Save Contest." Nathan's teacher, Mr. Jason Koback, also received mention for providing a learning enviornment that encourages "classroom enrichment."  

Scholastic's letter to Ms. Petri says, "Nathan's submission for the fiction story The Save, showed a strong understanding of the text along with the ability to author a well-organized and engaging response. Of the hundreds of contest submissions we receive each month, we select winning entries that show strong critical thinking, point of view and reading and writing skills. Our contest winners demonstrate a commitment to excellence that reflects the quality
of classroom enrichment supported by educators like you and Jason Koback."  

[Editor's Note--  Information and photo from "Let's Talk Tuesdays," a digital newsletter issued by the Boyertown Area School District.]

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