VMS French students competed in the World Languages Poetry Recitation Competition sponsored by East Coweta High School. Students in the 8th grade French class memorized the poem Pour Ma Mere by Maurice Careme. Five of them were able to travel to Coweta, GA this past Saturday to recite their poem. After introduction themselves in French, the students recited the poem in front of three judges. They were marked on memorization, pronunciation, pacing, and eye contact. All of the VMS students performed well enough to earn ribbons. Houston Vanlandingham and Amelia Barnett received a Superior ranking, Fola Asebiomo received an Excellent, and Cesar Carrillo and Alanis Valentin each received Notable.