Erick Student Takes Top Honor at Timed WARP Competition


Erick High School students took top honors at the recent Timed Writing and Research Project (WARP) competition held at the Sayre campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

Justin Reed won the contest and a $600 scholarship. Erick High School classmate Sean Kofax won second place and a $500 scholarship, while Kelsey Brinkley of Erick and Alexis Colten of Merritt High School tied for third place and each won a $400 scholarship.

Twenty students from area high schools participated in the Timed WARP, according to Judy Haught, language and literature instructor at SWOSU-Sayre. The event allows high school juniors to display their creative writing talents.