The Roxie Lancaster Children’s Holiday Writing Competition is distributed to public and private schools throughout Montgomery County. This popular essay contest is co-sponsored annually by the Arts Council of Montgomery, The Montgomery City-County Public Library, Friends of the Montgomery City-County Public Library and Regions Bank. Students in 1st through 5th grade are encouraged to enter. This year there were over 600 entrants. Tonya Terry read the winning essays of all the children who placed 1st, 2nd. or 3rd place. Our precious and talented, Raidyne Taylor of Highland Avenue Elementary won 1st place.