Ohio’s Original Interscholastic Creative Writing Program for Middle Schools

South-Central Region

Including Delaware, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Union, Athens, Fairfield, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto, and Vinton Counties

Regional Director:
Robin Langlais

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

South-Central District 1
Saturday, January 8, 2022
Circleville High School
525 Dover Center Road
Bay Village, OH 44140
Coordinator: Brooke Paxton


South-Central District 2
Saturday, February 12, 2022
Gahanna Middle School South
349 Shady Spring Dr.
Gahanna, OH 43230
Coordinator: Libby Grubb

Qualifiers from both events will advance to the South-Central Ohio Regional Tournament at:

Ann Simpson Davis Middle School
Saturday, March 5, 2022
2400 Sutter Parkway
Dublin, OH 43016
Coordinator: Disa Banker

Who's Going

South-Central District 1:
Circleville High School

Gahanna MS East
St. Agatha
Sciotoville Community

17 positions available

South-Central District 2:
Gahanna Middle School South

Ann Simpson Davis MS
Columbus School for Girls
Dr. Henry Karrer MS
Eversol Run MS
Gahanna MS South
Holy Spirit
John Sells MS
KIPP Columbus
New Albany MS
Pleasant View MS
St. Brigid of Kildare
St. Joseph Montessori
St. Matthew
St. Timothy
Willard Grizzell MS

5 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.

Robin received several grants from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation to introduce and generate enthusiasm for series fiction.

She has been involved with Power of the Pen for over 30 years, acting as a writing coach and computer operator at District, Regional and State Tournaments, now as Secretary of the Board of Trustees and the South-Central area Regional Director. She lives with her husband, Marc, in Medina, Ohio.

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

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