NJCTE Student Writing Contest Silver and Bronze Medalists

The silver and bronze medal-winning personal essays, poems, and short stories from the 2018 NJCTE Student Writing Contest are now available on the NJCTE website. (We will feature the gold medal-winning pieces here later this week.) Please visit the NJCTE website to enjoy the students’ work and post your comments.

Personal Essays

“Childlike Curiosity” by Elyse Genrich, NJCTE Silver Medalist in Personal Essay

“Rice Cakes Will Never Be Uncrustables – And That’s Okay” by Amber Leung, NJCTE Silver Medalist in Personal Essay

“Handstand” by Kathleen Parkhurst, NJCTE Silver Medalist in Personal Essay

“When Our Home Became Hers” by Lauren Hirschmann, NJCTE Bronze Medalist in Personal Essay

“A Tiger in Chinatown” by Sarah Lackey, Bronze Medalist in Personal Essay

Poetry

“The Weight” by Isabella Gonzalez, NJCTE Silver Medalist in Poetry

“An Almost Something LoveFool” by Eloisa Sablan, NJCTE Silver Medalist in Poetry

“Beautiful” by Maressa Park, NJCTE Bronze Medalist in Poetry

“Breathe” by Stephanie Shue, NJCTE Bronze Medalist in Poetry

“Don’t Ask Why, Ask Why Not” by Madison Wade, NJCTE Bronze Medalist in Poetry

Short Stories

“Whole Again” by Hee Jae Jung, NJCTE Silver Medalist in Short Story

“Tears of Yesterday” by Vani Shankar, NJCTE Silver Medalist in Short Story

“The Nature of Resentment” by Camila Fang, NJCTE Bronze Medalist in Short Story
(Awaiting Author’s Permission to Publish)
“To Us, He is Eliah” by Su Min Kim, NJCTE Bronze Medalist in Short Story
(Awaiting Author’s Permission to Publish)
New Jersey Council of Teachers of English, the New Jersey state affiliate of NCTE, the National Council of Teachers of English

 

NJCTE Student Writing Contest Silver and Bronze Medalists

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