Saturday, May 3rd, eight 8th graders participated in Concept’s Spoken Word competition in Columbus. The students competed against 8th-12th graders in other Concept schools in the areas of Free Form Spoken Word, Recited Spoken Word, Persuasive Speaking, and Team Performance. The competition was fierce, and all of our students put up great effort. Johnny Burtin placed 3rd in Free Form Spoken Word, and the team of Riana Suttles, Destiny Clark, and Shania Wright placed 3rd in the Team Performance. Nathan Morton was also present to receive an award for placing 1st in the Middle School division of the Annual Concept Writing Contest.