Another Successful Festival
The English Festival took place on Wednesday, April 20th on the campus of Youngstown State University. Students read seven books selected by the festival committee. Matt de la Pena was this year's featured author, and he was enthusiastically received by all students in attendance. West Branch took 28 students in grades 10-12. Several received award recognition including: Not So Trivial Pursuit (Steven Little 2nd place, Bri Long 1st place), Renga Riot (Marryssa Smith 3rd place, Courtney Banks 1st place), and Impromptu Essay Writing (Elsa Buehler honorable mention).