Contest Winners

 2016 Writing Contest Winning Entries 

2016 College Contest Winners

Opinion/Argumentative

1st Place:

Student Name: Lukis Pauley

Student Grade: 12th (Dual-Credit)

Submission Category: Opinion/Argumentative

Title of Submission: Evil Heroism

Teacher Name: Tasha Bowlin

Name of School: East Jessamine High School

2nd Place:

Student’s Name: Aubrey Carter

Student’s Grade: 12th (Dual-Credit)

Submission Category: Opinion/Argumentative

Title of Submission: Unity Within Division

Teacher’s Name: Tasha Bowlin

Name of School: East Jessamine High School

Narrative

1st Place:

Student’s Name: Garris Landon Stroud

Student’s Grade: College Senior

Submission Category: Narrative

Title of Submission: “Amistad”

Teacher’s Name: Dr. Kimberly Stormer

Name of School: Murray State University

Poetry

1st Place:

Student’s Name: Garris Landon Stroud

Student’s Grade: College Senior

Submission Category: Poetry

Title of Submission: “a jellyfish”

Teacher’s Name: Dr. Kimberly Stormer

Name of School: Murray State University

 

2016 High School Contest Winners

Poetry

1st place:

Mackenzie Berry (12th grade) – “Why Kids Should Be Allowed to Drink Soda”

DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, KY

Teacher: Alesia Williams

2nd place:

Katie Walker (12th grade) – “Lost and Found”

DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, KY

Teacher: Alesia Williams

3rd place:

Bryce Fowler (10th grade) – “Wasteland of Memory”

Shelby County High School, Shelbyville, KY

Teacher: Kari Patrick

Argument

1st place:

Eleanor Ellis (11th grade) – “The Perfectly Hidden Lives of Astronaut Wives”

Dupont Manual High School, Louisville, KY

Teacher: Martha Brennan

2nd place:

Emily Forman (10th grade) – “Genetically Modified Foods: Is it as Bad as it Sounds?”

East Jessamine High School, Jessamine County

Teacher: Tasha Bowlin

3rd place:

Parker Henderson (11th grade) – “American Life Told through a Classic Tale”

DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, KY

Teacher: Martha Brennan

Narrative

1st place:

Vaannila Annadurai (11th grade) – “On Being Mistitled”

DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, KY

Teacher: Alesia Williams

2nd place:

Isabel Angeles (11th grade) – “On Being an Introvert”

DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, KY

Teacher: Alesia Williams

3rd place:

Louise Dreyer (11th grade) – “On Language”

DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, KY

Teacher: Alesia Williams

2016 Middle School Winners: 

ARGUMENT

1st Place:

Student’s Name: Graeme Marshall

Student’s Grade: 8- ” The 23 Percent Gender Wage Gap, Fact or Fiction?”

Teacher’s Name: Joy Sparks

Name of School: Lexington Christian Academy

2nd Place:

Student’s Name: Matthew Meyer

Student’s Grade: 8- ” Dear Board of Education”

Teacher’s Name: Amy Clancy

Name of School: Walton-Verona Middle School

Student’s Name: Julia Rice

3rd Place:

Student’s Grade: 8 – ” Dear Board of Education”

Teacher’s Name: Amy Clancy

Name of School: Walton-Verona Middle School

NARRATIVE

1st Place: 

Student’s Name: Abigail Daly

Student’s Grade: 8- ” Fear Simulator”

Teacher’s Name: Amy Clancy

Name of School: Walton-Verona Middle School

2nd Place:

Student’s Name: Brandon Cooper

Student’s Grade: 8- ” Why the Cow Has Spots and Why the Horse Wears Shoes”

Teacher’s Name: Amy Clancy

Name of School: Walton-Verona Middle School

3rd Place: 

Student’s Name: Alyssa Boles

Student’s Grade: 8- ” PDA or as I know it – PDE”

Teacher’s Name: Amy Clancy

Name of School: Walton-Verona Middle School

INFORMATIVE

1st Place: 

Student’s Name: Madison Fuchs

Student’s Grade: 8-” Bullying: Bystander or Battler?”

Teacher’s Name: Amy Clancy

Name of School: Walton-Verona Middle School

2nd Place: 

Student’s Name: Megan Howard

Student’s Grade: 8- ” Ending Cyberbullying Together”

Teacher’s Name: Amy Clancy

Name of School: Walton-Verona Middle School

3rd Place: 

Student’s Name: Megan Kunkle

Student’s Grade: 8- ” Plug in the Right Cord”

Teacher’s Name: Amy Clancy

Name of School: Walton-Verona Middle School

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