Her writing is more powerful than the sword

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Raeleigh Vincent, a seventh-grader at Langston Middle School, will take part in the Power of the Pen state competition May 27 at the College of Wooster. She is one of eight Oberlin students who participated in the district and regional tournaments. Coach Barbara Stadler will accompany Vincent on her trip. Power of the Pen is an interscholastic writing program encompassing all of Ohio’s 88 counties. Five-hundred schools compete in one or more tournaments leading up to the state event. The winner is granted with a scholarship to the College of Wooster.