Another strength of Mineral Point students is a consistently strong showing in the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition and this year was no exception.

5th Grader Lilly Houtakker received 1st place in the State in Literary for “Eva and Kit.”

Additionally, the following students from Mineral Point received Southwest Wisconsin Mu Chapter awards out of 82 total entries:

4th Grade

— Logan Swinehart, 1st for Literary and 1st for Illustration for “A Normal Halloween Night…Gone Wrong”

5th Grade

— Lilly Houtakker, 1st for Literary (tie) and 3rd for Illustration for “Eva and Kit”

— Emily Heisner, 2nd for Literary (tie) for “Trouble on the Farm”

6th Grade

— Madelyn Steffes, 2nd for Literary (tie) for “Max and Pip”

— Eli Grunow, 3rd for Literary for “The Innocent”