KMS students Dakota Del Valle, Lara Dulin, Claire Long, Megan Nichols, Jessica Perkins, and Kate Sherman recently qualified to advance to the Power of the Pen Regional Competition. The district meet was held at Tiffin Middle School on January 19, 2008, where participants spent the morning responding to prompts in written essays. Kate Sherman also received the Best of Round award.

Power of the Pen is a series of interscholastic creative writing competitions for 7th and 8th graders throughout the state of Ohio. Schools send two teams of writers to tournaments to compete both as individuals and as teams.

The regional competition will be held March 15, 2008, at Findlay High School.