South Charlotte students earned recognition in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Dr. Martin Luther King Art and Writing Contest.
In the third-through-fifth-grade art contest, Sophia Goudes, a fifth-grader at Olde Providence, won first place. Jayda Snell, a fifth-grader at Greenway Park, won second place, and Garrett Hays, a fourth-grader at Olde Providence, won third place.
At the middle-school level, Quail Hollow eighth-grader Blla Fauzi took second and Jay M. Robinson eighth-grader Emma Hankins won third.
In the high school art contest, South Meck senior Claire Jeanell Robertson won first, South Meck junior Daniel Craven won third and Myers Park senior Sydney Leighton earned an honorable mention.
In the kindergarten-through-second-grade writing contest, Olde Providence second-grader Max Abeles won first place.
In the third-through-fifth-grade writing contest, Lansdowne fifth-grader Lilian Childrey won second place and Elizabeth Lane fifth-grader Ashley Zhao earned an honorable mention.
At the middle-school level, Jay M. Robinson seventh-grader Yeon Jin Kang took third place.
In the high-school contest, South Meck sophomore Ashton Carrick won first place, Ardrey Kell junior Amelia Fujikawa took second and South Meck senior Joshua Moores came in third.