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Silk Hope students participate in marketing contest

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010

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Silk Hope, NC - During the last nine weeks, eighth grade students at Silk Hope worked with teachers YoLonda Moody and Dara Jacob to compete in a County Marketing Contest sponsored by the North Carolina Council for Economic Education. Each student selected a county to research and then created a persuasive multimedia presentation to convince businesses and residents to move to that county.

The following students were school-level winners. Each received a $20 Wal-Mart gift certificate provided by the Silk Hope PTA and advanced to the statelevel competition.

The students were:

Student & County Studied:

Kendall Suits: Brunswick County

Chase Hayhurst: Dare County

Matthew Coveyou: Gaston County

Ethan Cook: Transylvania County

Bryson Bittle: Wayne County

Colleen Mitchell: Carteret County

Leah Brooks: Ashe County

Nathan Poirier: Haywood County

Austin Partin: Cumberland County

Chris Shelton: Pitt County

Cole Verwoerdt: Cherokee County

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