Ohio’s Original Interscholastic Creative Writing Program for Middle Schools

Northwest Ohio Regional Power of the Pen

Includes Adam, Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Fulton, Hardin, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Shelby, Williams, Wood, Wyandot, Van Wert Counties   

Regional Director: 
Polly Walters

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

Northwest District 1
Tiffin Middle School
103 Shepherd Dr, Tiffin, OH 44883
on Saturday, January 19, 2019
Coordinator: Sara Conner   


Northwest District 2
Fort Loramie Junior Senior School
600 E Park St, Fort Loramie, OH 45845
on Saturday, February 9, 2019
Coordinator: Laurie Nosek   

Qualifiers from both events will advance to the Northwest Ohio Regional Tournament at

Lourdes University
6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, OH 43560
on Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Coordinator: Anna-Marie Adamson   

Polly Walters

Beginning in 1995, Polly has served as a Power of the Pen Team Coach, District and Regional Host, Tab Room Supervisor, Computer Operator, and State Committee Member. In addition, she designed the District and Regional Tab Room Supervisor Manual and has led trainings for Tab Room Supervisors.

Her accomplishments include Power of the Pen Dedication Award (1996), St. Marys City School’s Faculty Leadership Award (1999, 2002), Amerihost Inn’s Teacher of the Year Award (2002), Power of the Pen Outstanding Teacher Award (2003), and Martha Holden Jennings Scholar (2004).

Polly is a full-time teacher in Northwest Ohio, and loves to bake, read and practice Yoga. She and her husband Rick live in Lima, Ohio.

Power of the Pen
PO Box 442  |  Richfield, Ohio 44286

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