Aristea Sparages wins high honors in WordWright Challenge

Aristea Sparages wins high honors in WordWright Challenge

 Aristea Sparages, representing Northbrook Middle School, recently won high honors in this year's WordWright Challenge, a competition for American high school students requiring close reading and analysis of many different kinds of prose and poetry. 

In the year's first meet, held in October, eighth-grader Aristea Sparages, competing as a ninth-grader, placed among the 58 highest-scoring ninth graders in the entire country. More than 70,000 high school students from 48 states entered the meet. The school's participation was overseen by, Mrs. Stacie Humphreys, Northbrook's eighth grade Language Arts teacher.