WJMS student wins KET award for writing

Published 9:32 am Thursday, September 20, 2018

West Jessamine Middle School student Rochelle Perez recently won second-place in the seventh-grade division poetry contest after writing a poem which was originally part of her classwork at the local middle school.

Perez said she has been interested in writing since elementary school and plans to pursue a career in the medical field as a doctor while also keeping her dream alive to someday become an author.

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“I’m really happy to have placed well in the contest and want to tell others that they can really do whatever they set their mind to,” Perez said.