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Litchfield, New Milford teens
Win writing competition
Litchfield and New Milford high school students won the prose and poetry contests for Litchfield County in the annual Connecticut Young Writers Competition Tuesday evening at ceremonies at Western Connecticut State University.
Carter Brown, 18, of Litchfield High School won for his poem “ICARI,” and Claire Burch, 16, of New Milford High School won for her story “The Neighborhood.”
A Westover School student, Mary Margaret Meehan, 17, of Redding, was named the New Haven County poetry champion the evening before for her poem “Equine.”
A record number of 795 entries were received in this 13th year of the competition, according to Andy Thibault, chairman of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust.
County winner will compete for selection as statewide champions in prose or poetry on June 3 in Hartford.