Ohio’s Original Interscholastic Creative Writing Program for Middle Schools

Northwest Region

Includes Adams, 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.

Due to the pandemic, tournaments may need to take place virtually. When you register, you are agreeing to participate in the tournament whether it takes place in person or online.

Northwest District 1
St. Marys Middle School
2250 State Route 66N, St. Marys, OH 45885
on Saturday, January 23, 2021

Coordinator: Angie Woods


Northwest District 2
Tiffin Middle School
103 Shepherd Dr, Tiffin, OH 44883
on Saturday, February 6, 2021
Coordinator: Sara Conner   

Qualifiers from both events will advance to the Northwest Ohio Regional Tournament atLourdes University
6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, OH 43560
on Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Coordinator: Anna-Marie Adamson   

Who’s Going

District 1: St. Marys

20 positions available

District 2: Tiffin

20 positions available

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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