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Van Meter student wins 2nd place in contest

Meridan Boyd (left) was honored for her entry with Van Meter Community School District Librarian Shannon McClintock Miller.Buy Photo
Meridan Boyd (left) was honored for her entry with Van Meter Community School District Librarian Shannon McClintock Miller.

Fourth grade student, Meridan Boyd, has been awarded second place for her entry in MrsP.com’s “Be-a-Famous-Writer” contest.”

Boyd was awarded the honor Wednesday morning via a live YouTube chat by Kathy Kinney, who plays Mrs. P and is formerly known as the character Mimi on “The Drew Carey Show.”

Students at Van Meter will receive $100 toward books in their school. This is the second year Boyd has been a finalist in this contest.

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