Writing awards for WCDS students By Staff/Contributed January 12, 2016 School/Education News, School/Sports Comments Off on Writing awards for WCDS students Nine Wakefield Country Day School students were recently honored in the Samuels Library Holiday Writing Contest. Four of the students were awarded first place for their original Christmas and Hanukkah stories or poems. The annual event, sponsored by the Royal Oak Book Shop and Samuels Public Library, gives area students an opportunity to enter holiday-themed poems, stories and illustrations, with the winners being published in a book that is made available at the library. Pictured are (from left) Michael Marciano* (8th grade), Camille Lummis (8th grade), Harmony Lindstrom (10th grade), Pierce Kiser, 7th grade, Bayleigh Fox (fifth grade), Lia Feit* (sixth grade), Garrick Church* (3rd grade), Will Wofford* (1st grade) and Winston McKee (2nd grade). Those who received first-place awards are noted with an asterisk. Pierce Kiser, 7th grade, reading his entry at the library.