Ohio’s Original Interscholastic Creative Writing Program for Middle Schools

Central Region

Including Delaware, Franklin, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto, and Union Counties

Regional Director:
Robin Langlais

Registration is open to the first 20 schools that register. Register for one District event only.

Central District 1
Saturday, January 21, 2023
Circleville High School
380 Clark Drive
Circleville, OH 43113
Coordinator: Brooke Paxton


The Gahanna Middle School South tournament has reached capacity. Please register for the Circleville tournament.

Central District 2
Saturday, February 11, 2023
Please note date change

Gahanna Middle School South
349 Shady Spring Dr.
Gahanna, OH 43230
Coordinator: Libby Grubb

Qualifiers from both events will advance to the
Central Regional Tournament
March 11, 2023 
hosted by:
Ann Simpson Davis Middle School
Saturday, March 11, 2023
2400 Sutter Parkway
Dublin, OH 43016
Coordinator: Disa Banker

Who's Going

Central District 1:
Circleville High School

Adena Middle School
Ann Simpson Davis MS
Chillicothe Middle School
Circleville Middle School
Dempsey Middle School
Dominion Middle School
Jackson Middle School
John Sells Middle School
Northwest Middle School
St. Agatha School
St. Michael School
Zane Trace Middle Scho

8 positions available

Central District 2:
Gahanna Middle School South

The Gahanna Middle School South tournament has reached capacity. Please register for the Circleville tournament.

Columbus School for Girls
Dr. Henry Karrer MS
Eversole Run Middle School
Fairbanks Middle School
Gahanna Middle School East
Gahanna MS South
Groveport Madison MS North
Holy Spirit School
Indianola Informal K-8
Int'l. Academy of Columbus
New Albany Middle School
Noble Academy Columbus
St. Brigid of Kildare School
St. Joseph Montessori
St. Matthew School
St. Patrick School
St. Paul School
St. Pius X School
St. Timothy School
Willard Grizzell MS

0 positions available

Robin Langlais

Robin Langlais retired after 35 years working as a library/media specialist in junior high and middle schools in Strongsville City Schools.

She has been involved with Power of the Pen for over 35 years, acting as a writing coach and computer operator at District, Regional and State Tournaments, now as Secretary of the Board of Directors and the Regional Director for the Central Region. She lives with her husband, Marc, in Medina, Ohio.

Power of the Pen
PO Box 2640  |  North Canton, Ohio 44720

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