Ohio’s Original Interscholastic Creative Writing Program for Middle Schools

Central Ohio Regional Power of the Pen

Including Delaware, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Marion, Morrow, and Union Counties

Regional Director:
Robin Langlais

Register for one District event only. 

Central District 1
Registration is open to the first 20 schools that register.
Licking Valley Middle School
1379 Licking Valley Rd, Newark, OH 43055
on Saturday, January 26, 2019
Coordinator: Kellie Green   


Central District 2 is now closed
Gahanna South Middle School
349 Shady Spring Dr, Gahanna, OH 43230
On Saturday, February 9, 2019
Coordinator: Libby Grubb   

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

Granville Middle School
210 New Burg St, Granville, OH 43023
On Saturday, March 9, 2019
Coordinator: Susan Cramer   

Who's Going

District 1
Immaculate Conception School
Licking Valley Middle School
Watkins Middle School
Mount Vernon Middle School
Granville Middle School
New Albany Middle School
Northridge Middle School
Central Middle School
Trinity Catholic School
St. Timothy School

District 2 is now closed
Anne Simpson Davis Middle School
Dempsey Middle School
Holy Spirit
Gahanna Middle School West
Columbus School for Girls
St. Paul School
John Sells Middle School
Dr. Henry Karrer Middle School
St. Matthew School
Woodward Park Middle School
St. Brigid of Kildare School
Indianola Informal K-8 School
Williard Grizzell Middle School
Gahanna Middle School South
International Academy of Columbus
Pleasant View Middle School
Gahanna Middle School East
Dominion Middle School
St. Joseph Montessori School
St. Brendan School
Baldwin Road Junior High School

Robin Langlais

Robin Langlais is now retired but worked in the Strongsville City Schools for 35 years as a library media specialist at both Albion Middle School and Center Junior High/Middle School. She has been involved with Power of the Pen for 30 years. Her role as coach to so many amazing young writers provided many of the most rewarding memories of her career. During this time, in addition to coach, she acted as a computer scorer at district, regional and state tournaments.

Robin lives in Medina and has been married for 40 years to her husband Marc. She has two grown sons; Matthew and his wife, Rachel, live in Tremont, and her son Andy and his wife, Tracy, reside in Chicago along with her precious granddaughters, Ada and Mae.

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

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