Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Writing Contest News--4.22.12

Heights High Sophomores Finalists In Maltz Museum Stop The Hate Essay Contest
Three sophomores at Cleveland Heights High School are finalists among 10th-graders in this year's Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out essay contest. By Michelle Simakis Each student is a 10th-grade finalist in the Maltz ...
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Medina County Auditor sponsors essay contest
Plain Dealer (blog)
By Tara Quinn, Sun News Medina County Auditor Michael Kovack announced he is sponsoring his annual Memorial Day Essay Contest, in partnership with the Wadsworth VFW Post 1089. The contest is open to all Medina County students in sixth, ...
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Science fiction writer and Tulsa native Kathy "KD" Wentworth dies at 61
Tulsa World
It would be many years, with Wentworth well into a teaching career, before she finally gave writing a serious shot. Committing to write two hours every night, she persevered through many rejections before eventually winning a prestigious contest.
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Playwrights Theatre of Madison announces contest winners
By Independent Press MADISON -- Playwrights Theatre is pleased to announce the winners of the 29th Annual New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest. From the 261 plays submitted by young writers throughout the state, a panel of theatre professionals has ...
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Republic a Pulitzer finalist for Giffords coverage
Arizona Republic
The Republic staff was awarded an honorable mention in this national contest for its reporting on the Tucson tragedy. - Reporter Ronald J. Hansen won in the explanatory category of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers 17th Best in ...
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Analysis: No winner in the real contest of Bahrain's Grand Prix
"It was obvious that specific media launched a campaign in recent days with one aim: cancellation of F1," Mohammed Mubarak Jumaa wrote in Akhbar al-Khaleej. "Bahrain should change its policy now on hosting large events." (Writing by Andrew Hammond; ...
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Deitz: Raising bar often comes with success
Reading Eagle
The 17 awards won by our reporters, photographers and designers in the statewide contest and announced last week were the most we remember winning in a single year. The highlight was Jason Brudereck winning the distinguished writer award, ...
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First Grade Girl With No Hands Dominates Penmanship Competition
Cinema Blend
A seven-year-old girl named Annie Clark, born without hands, won a contest for her outstanding handwriting. It's amazing how far determination and effort can take someone. According to The Post-Gazette, Clark figured out how to wedge the writing ...
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Newspaper wins press association awards
Roanoke Times
First-place winners in the news contest included the primary writers who covered the Memorial Day shooting and investigation: Amanda Codispoti, Neil Harvey, Janelle Rucker, Mike Gangloff, Jordan Fifer and Jorge Valencia. Other first-place news winners ...
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Times-Dispatch staffers win 10 first-place awards in VPA contest
Richmond Times Dispatch
Todd Culbertson, editor of the Editorial pages, won a first-place award in Editorial Writing. In the advertising contest, Kelly, Carpenter, Carvell and Joanna Ernst won in the Special Sections category for the School and College Guide.
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