We are happy to share the gold medal-winning personal essays, poem, and short story from the 2018 NJCTE Student Writing Contest. These student writers were also honored at the 2018 Governor’s Awards in Arts Education reception on May 22. Please visit the NJCTE website to enjoy these pieces and post your comments.
- “Lost in Thought” by Kush Dungana, NJCTE Gold Medalist in Short Story
- “Family Recipe – How to Make an Indian Thanksgiving Dinner” by Swathi Kella, NJCTE Gold Medalist in Personal Essay
- “Communion Cake and Christmas Break” by Gillian Parker, NJCTE Gold Medalist in Personal Essay
- “Aquarius” by Madeleine Song, Gold Medalist in Poetry
New Jersey Council of Teachers of English, the New Jersey state affiliate of NCTE, the National Council of Teachers of English