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Oswego High School Creative Writing Students Take Home 17 Awards in National Competition

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Oswego High School Creative Writing Students Take Home 17 Awards in National Competition

 

Oswego, Ill. (February 1, 2019) — Oswego High School creative writing students earned many awards at the national Scholastic Arts & Writing Competition. The winning student work was selected as some of the best in the Midwest region. The OHS students earned 17 awards total this year, five more than were earned last year. Congratulations to Oswego High School Creative Writing Instructors Erin Holtz and Sarah Hands, and to all the student award winners!

Gold Key (top 5-7%)
Shelbie Brasher - Poetry, "The Definition of Loneliness"
Melanie Lumbert - Poetry (2), "A Chemist's Love Poem" and "Lady Wanderlust"
Riah Trevino - Dramatic Script, "Relief"

Silver Key (top 7-10%)
Julia Dedic - Short Story, "A Letter to Mom"
Robert McDonald - Flash Fiction, "Vitality"
Ronald Nichols - Science Fiction, "Before Völuspá"
Michael Valdez - Flash Fiction, "The Struggles of a Writer"

Honorable Mentions (top 10-15%)
Lauren Abrell - Flash Fiction, "Trying it All"
Kazual Campbell - Personal Essay/Memoir, "Bump-and-Run"
Julia Dedic - Humor, "Preschool Prison Riot"
Cade Fiorito - Flash Fiction, "Far Too Many Times"
Mark Melton - Dramatic Script (2), "A Reasonable Solution" and "Ghost Unbusters"
Mark Melton - Short Story, "Business Trip"
Andrew Neal - Flash Fiction, "Mr. Green"
Kimberly Rogers - Flash Fiction, "Green Eyes"

 

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