Alison Pelczar, in a stellar performance recited her winning four-way test essay on cyber bullying to a packed audience at the district conference in Freeport. Alison, sponsored by the Scarborough Rotary Club is a junior and interact student at the local high school. She plays field hockey and runs both indoor and outdoor track. Alison loves writing and has completed one novel and is almost finished with her second one. Congratulations to Alison and the Rotary Club of Scarborough!
Six high school aged students competed at the district wide speakoff for a top cash prize of $500.00 on May 17th. Congratulations to all of the competing students who did a magnificient job and a special thank you to their sponsoring clubs. Alison Pelczar, top winner (Scarborough), Makayla Carpenter, runner-up (Kittery), Maggie Mason (Rochester), Alec Perry (Fryeburg Area), Claire Dumont (Damariscotta-Newcastle) and Alexa Lamontagne (Hampton).

For more information on how your club can sponsor a student to the 2012-2013 4-way test speakoff, contact Mary Rennie, district literacy chair at