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WRITING CONTEST OFFERING CHANCE FOR ACKNOWLEDGMENT

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSThe 2001: A Reader's Odyssey Reader Festival Writers Contest is designed to offer amateur writers the opportunity to have their work judged and acknowledged. Authors must have earned more than $500 for works authored in the past year. Entrants may submit material in three categories: short stories, creative nonfiction and poetry. Entries must be postmarked by Sept. 1. Judging is based on originality, freshness of style and literary clarity. Limit 5,000 words. Entry fee is $10; checks made payable to Mesa State College Foundation. Call (970) 248-1295 for more information.

HAYDEN STUDENTS PLACE HIGH IN POETRY COMPETITION

HAYDENAshley Jensen, a junior at Hayden High School, won in the Creative Communication poetry contest. Jensen submitted her poem "To Be ...," making this her third published poem in the last two years. Amanda Sumerlin, a freshman at Hayden High School, also won in the Creative Communication poetry contest. Sumerlin submitted her poem "Fall Colors," making this her second published poem. Poems will be published in the book, "A Celebration of Young Poets."

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS STUDENT IN ANNUAL 'WHO'S WHO' BOOK

STEAMBOAT SPRINGSJeffrey K. Ford of Steamboat Springs was selected for inclusion in the 2001 edition of the annual "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges" from the University of Redlands. Ford's is a senior economics and business administration major. The national directory recognizes campus leaders on the basis of academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.

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