Ten Bridge City students competed in the final local round of the Stark Reading Contest held at Bridge City High School.

The contest is divided into declamation and interpretation. Winners in each division receive a $2000 scholarship and will compete at the county finals held at the Lutcher Theatre in April.

Second place winners each receive a $1500 scholarship.

Declamation: Second Place Johnathan Nguyen; First Place Chas Gauthier. Interpretation: First Place Bruce Wright; Second Place Shanna Miller.