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Literary Arts

The written and spoken word is an art form in itself and is cultivated through our English department’s passion for literature, poetry, and creative writing. Whitefield students have the opportunity to grow in the literary arts through electives that include Communications & Public Speaking and Creative Writing. Students submit their own literary work for local, regional, and national judging and participate each year in the Poetry Out Loud competition.

Curricular Offerings:

  • Literature and Composition
  • American Literature
  • British Literature
  • World Literature
  • AP English Literature & Composition
  • AP English Language & Composition/Christian Thought
  • Communications & Public Speaking
  • Creative Writing



2019-2020 Awards:

  • Regional and State Poetry Out Loud Champion, Grayson Nour


2018-2019 Awards:

  • Regional Poetry Out Loud Champion, Ansleigh Brown


2016-2017 Awards:

2015-2016 Awards:

  • Gold Keys
    • Samara Huggins, Flash Fiction
    • Misha McDaniel, Personal Essay/Memoir
    • Brendan Thomas, Humor
  • Silver Keys
    • Maggie Heiskell, Personal Essay/Memoir
    • Samara Huggins, Poetry
    • Misha McDaniel, Flash Fiction
    • Ethan Powell, Flash Fiction & Poetry
    • Elizabeth Pridgeon, Flash Fiction
  • Honorable Mention:
    • Maggie Heiskell, Personal Essay/Memoir
    • Bailey Koenig, Flash Fiction
    • Misha McDaniel, Flash Fiction & Poetry
    • Ethan Powell, Poetry


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