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Showing posts with label Silverarts Winners. Show all posts
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Friday, June 5, 2009

More Winners in 2009 Cherokee County Senior Games/SilverArts



In the 2009 Cherokee County Senior Games/SilverArts (SilverArts: one word, two caps), in addition to Brenda Kay Ledford and Blanche Ledford, who won the silver and bronze for their life experience entries, Jerry Hobbs won the gold medal for his short story "A Slippery Bar of Soap and the Rose Colored Bikini."

Jerry Hobbs also won the bronze for his essay, "How To Sweep Away The Silence." Peg Russell won the silver medal for her essay, "Hanging Around In North Carolina And Cherokee County."



Cherokee County Games is in its second year, and Jerry, Brenda Kay, and Blanche have won medals both years. Richard Argo won the NC state silver medal in 2008 for his poem "Ode to Rock and Roll."


Other NetWest participants in the 2009 Literary Arts included Shirley Uphouse, Richard Argo, and Mary Ricketson. Other medalists this year included Judith T. Lott and Carol McAfee, (who both also won last year), and John C. Tuffy

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Silverarts Winners

Brenda Kay Ledford and Blanche L. Ledford received medals for their entries in the 2009 Cherokee County Silverarts literary competition May 16 during an award's ceremony held at Murphy First Baptist Church; Murphy, NC.

Brenda received a silver medal for her entry, "Birthday Present." Blanche won a bronze medal for her story, "Red Shoes." Nancy Gadsby and Clarence Newton were the judges for the Silverarts literary competition.

Brenda is a member of North Carolina Writers' Network and North Carolina Poetry Society. Her work has appeared in OUR STATE, ASHEVILLE POETRY REVIEW, PEMBROKE MAGAZINE, and other journals.

Blanche's work has appeared in many publications including EXIT 109, MOONSHINE AND BLIND MULES, LIGHTS IN THE MOUNTAINS, and other journals.