Writing Contest Offers Cash Prizes

by Rillene Nielsen

The BYU English Department is sponsoring a writing contest and ninth-graders at SFJH are eligible to submit entries.

Students can submit their original writing in four categories: critical essay, personal essay, short fiction, and poetry. First, second, and third places prizes will be awarded.  Winners will receive prize money (up to $100) and a certificate of achievement.  

Entries accepted electronically only. Deadline Dec. 15, 2016.

Visit http://english.byu.edu/rewriting-contest-for-high-school-students/ for full contest details, cover letter, and submission address. Email questions to byurewritingcontest@gmail.com.