Lamar Public Schools

WITS Tally: 6 years
Academic Years Ending With: 20182017, 2016, 1986, 1983, 1982


2017 – 2018

Date of Visit: January 24 – 25, 2018
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Leah Ballard, Chaney Bean, Zeth Boyster, Skylynn Brand, Noelle Carreno, Madelyn Coleman, Eli Dixon, Taryn Goains, Gage Goodman, Hannah Guinnip, Addie Hardin, Isaac Harris, Peyton Humphrey, Skylar Karther, William Kendrick, Mary Kerce, Madisen Klein, Gabriel Lawrence, Allison Lewis, Bailey Marlow, Sophie Moore, Audree Olson, Emma Pearson, Jakob Perry, Dixie Pigeon, Trenton Qualls, Hadyn Rye, Braden Wilcox, Tylee Willis, Ava Zato
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Krista Atkins, Joshua Barrientos, Bo Bates, Skylynn Brand, Corbin Cowell, Alec Deyoung, Haedyn Dunlap, Asher Ford, Logan Galusha, Clara Hampton, Aryana Holt, Rachel Kemp, Scarlett Kenney, Logan Leeds, Jayden Lemaster, Michael Lowell, Drayton Makepeace, Alex Marlow, Heyleigh Montgomery, Audree Olson, Luis Patricio, Jakob Perry, Zachariah Pugh, Leah Reel, Cadence Riggio, Bethann Robbins, Shiann Sinor, Joslyn Thomas, Raquel Webb, Josie Wilkins
Faculty Sponsor: Jennifer Hignite
Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7
Appx. Number Students Served: 450
Visiting Writers: Cheyenne Autry, Anthony Blake, Collin Callahan, Elizabeth DeMeo, Zachary Harrod, Sacha Idell, Samantha Kirby, Sara Ramey, Zachary Schwab, David Priest
WITS Director: Elizabeth DeMeo
Location: Lamar, AR


2016 – 2017

Date of Visit: December 15 – 16, 2016
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Jayden A., Rachael Ballard, Marissa Blackard, Russell Brock, Jade Chancey, Damian Differ, Jessica Dossott, Morgan Gentry, Jaycie Massengale, Reece Moody, Gracie Moore, Dustin N., Emma Pearson, Bethann Robbins, BJ Smith, Colin Vaughn, Kayla Young
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Aryana, Jaicee, Jade Dillard, Heaven Edrington, Abigail Garcia, Connor Hill, Camryn Hinkle, Janie Holt, Dixie Huggin, Katherine Kinsey, Eli Mayes, Tori Napier, Reace Pharis, Skylar Smith, Chase Sparks, Ivy Tate, Raylee Wakefield
Faculty Sponsor: Krystal Minchew
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7
Appx. Number Students Served: 312
Visiting Writers: Cheyenne Autry, Collin Callahan, Joy Clark, Patrick Font, Anne Greeott, Emily Lerner
WITS Director: Megan Downey
Location: Lamar, AR


2015 – 2016

Date of Visit: May 9 – 10, 2016
WITS Anthology Student Poets: Rachael Ballard, Carlos Balmer, Isabel Bowser, Hannah Davis, Vathyn Downen, Morgan Flint, Dustin H., Janie Holt, Clayton Jensen, Bradlee Kemp, Katherine K. Kinsey, Hunter Kyzer, Eli Mayes, Seth Milam, Emily Napier, Ashley Ober, Haylee Rainer, Lakun Sanders, Dallan Smith, Gabby Smith, Katelynn Vaughn
WITS Magazine Student Poets: Megan, Cameron Boben, Amber Bruntley, Trinity Caroll, Matthew Dais, Jade Dillard, Morgan Echa, Katelynn Freeman, Shayne Hampton, May Higby, Caleb Marlow, Kenzie McKibbin, Mackenzie Meier, Ike Pelts, Conner Perry, Rebecca Petite, Joshua Pickrell, Jasmine Ritchie, Chase Sparks, Elizabeth Yang, Faith Young, Meagan Young
Faculty Sponsor: Krysytal Minchew
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8
Appx. Number Students Served: 400
Visiting Writers: Andrew Butler, Collin Callahan, Zach Hester, Josh Idaszak, Sacha Idell, Jesse Irwin, David Kinzer, Scott Ray
WITS Director: Megan Downey
Location: Lamar, AR