Fifth grade student Bryce Acherman won first place in the Mu Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition. 

His book, Maximus’ New Friend, has been sent to the Sigma State Competition. Winners will be announced at the State Delta Kappa Gamma Convention in late April.

Acherman will be honored at a dinner May 4.

He is pictured with Lifka Bennett, Delta Kappa Gamma contest coordinator, and his teacher, Laurie Heimsoth.