The WAYNE COLLEGE Student Writing Awards seek to encourage and recognize excellence in creative writing among students at the College and in area high schools.
These writing awards are open to current college students and to high school students in Wayne, Holmes, and Medina counties and in parts of nearby counties traditionally served by Wayne College.
High school and college students may submit work in the Poetry category (up to 3 poems, limit of 50 lines per poem), in the Short Story category (one story, limit of 2,000 words), and/or in the Personal Essay category (one essay, limit of 2,000 words).
Judging for the WAYNE COLLEGE Student Writing Awards will be done by members of the Wayne College staff. Their decisions are final.
- Dec. 13, 2019, 4:00 p.m. (Friday) - Deadline for submissions
- March 2020 - Winners announced to schools and to the public
Winners will be asked to submit their winning entries in electronic format at this time.
- April 2020 - Writers Workshop at Wayne College
Student Writing Award Winners 2019-2020
|H. S. Poetry||School||Place||Name of Piece||Teacher|
|Arianna Lang||Garaway||First||Birth||Monica Bartholomew|
|Hannah Krzwkowski||Cloverleaf||Second||New Eyes of Love||John Carmigiano|
|Emily Pacek||Triway||Third||Needle||Jillian Kitts|
|Justin Raber||Garaway||Honorable Mention||Where I’m From||Monica Bartholomew|
|Personal Essay||School||Place||Name of Piece||Teacher|
|Emma Zemancik||Northwestern||First||For Now, We’ll Blame Aaron||Kristen Hudson|
|Faith Griffiths||Ashland||Second||Spiritual Playground||Richard Wasowski|
|Emma Hostetler||Dalton||Third||I Declare War||Mrs. Augspurger|
|Nilima Patel||Solon||Honorable Mention||Pineapple Tart||MsMaslow&MsFitch|
|Short Story||School||Place||Name of Piece||Teacher|
|Ethan Stack||Hillsdale||First||Palm Trees Ablaze||Kristen Thiebaud|
|Gemma DeVincent||Orrville||Second||Of Mice and Men Extended
Short Story for the Novel by John Steinbeck
|Kayla VanKirk||Dalton||Third||Nothin’ But Dust and Ashes||Mr. McFarren|
|Emily Pacek||Triway||Honorable Mention||Dead Man||Jillian Kitts|