LHS Pair Take Top Awards In Writing Contest

Lakewood High students took the top two spots in the Hiram College Emerging Writers Nonfiction Contest and several other students earned Honorable Mention and Finalist honors. Congratulations to junior Zachary Howe, who was awarded first place and junior Isabel Ostrowski, who took second place.

Both Howe and Ostrowski will read their submissions aloud at an April 4 dinner at the college recognizing all the honored young writers. The essay writers were to focus on the theme of community.

Other juniors earning recognition for their writing are Jing Feng with an Honorable Mention and finalists Brian Donahoe, Lauren Hildum and Veronica Lee. Also submitting essays for the contest were juniors Shuruq Abuzahriyeh, Caitlin Cimino, Kazimir Klein, Madyson Lewellyn, Faiza Manaa and Elizabeth Skourlis.

The contest is open to all Ohio high school sophomores and juniors. Cash prizes include $300 for first, $200 for second and $100 for third. 

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Volume 13, Issue 7, Posted 5:10 PM, 04.04.2017