OA Sophomore Wins Mount St. Joseph University Personal Essay Contest

Congratulations to Kenlee Martin.

Kenlee Martin. Photo provided.

(Oldenburg, Ind.) – An Oldenburg Academy sophomore has a gift for writing.

Kenlee Martin was recently named the winner of the Mount St. Joseph University personal essay writing contest.

Each year, Mount St. Joseph University invites high school sophomores from around the Greater Cincinnati area to submit writing pieces in fiction, personal essay, or poetry.

The top three writers in each category receive a small cash prize.

“This talented young lady has a true gift to express her ideas eloquently, which is evident in her writing style,” said Martin’s English teacher Debbie Gregg.  

More from Local News


Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery to receive $139K for maintenance

Funding will be used for maintenance at the cemetery

Versailles Receives Funding for Trail Updates

As of this morning, striping was completed on the Busching Bridge Connector Trail.

LHS Baseball Coach Earns 300th Career Win

The Tigers are off to a 10-1 start this season.

Brooke Todd Resigns as Switzerland County Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

Todd led the Lady Pacers to three consecutive winning seasons.

Milan Senior Hits Hole in One at Belterra

Student Stringer Chloe Hunter caught up with Jacob Helton after he accomplished every golfers dream.

On Air

Your Hometown Radio Station playing
Kid Rock - All Summer Long

Terri Clark When Boy Meets Girl 19:47
Dottie West Lesson in Leavin' 19:44
Florida Georgia Line Cruise 19:37
Clay Walker Hypnotize the Moon 19:34