By Gary Lloyd
TRUSSVILLE — A former Paine Intermediate School fifth-grader won second place in the creative nonfiction category of a state writing competition.
Bailey Hicks took second place in the Alabama School of Fine Arts Annual Young Writers’ Literary Awards, a writing contest open to all Alabama students in grades 5 through 12.
Winners were selected from nearly 500 submissions statewide.
Hicks submitted a personal narrative that she wrote during a writer’s workshop in her language class.
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