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Young Women's Writing Festival 2020


Young Women’s Writing Festival
Sponsored by: The Resurrection College Prep High School English Department 

The Young Women's Writing Fest scheduled for Thursday, March 12, 2020 will be postponed due to the school closing on Tuesday and Wednesday. A future makeup date will be communicated to participating schools as soon as we have more information.

Open to 7th grade girls with permission of a teacher or principal
Maximum 3 student participants per grammar school.

3:30 pm - Check-in at Resurrection Library
4:05 - 4:45 pm - Writing Session
4:55 pm - Writing Evaluations, Tours, Snacks
5:30 pm - Awards Presentation

Students will write an original, creative narrative within a 40 minute period. Resurrection’s English Department will provide all students with the writing prompt on which to base their essays. The essays will be evaluated by their teachers and Resurrection faculty. Teachers will be briefed on the “holistic evaluating criteria” prior to receiving the student’s narrative. In the event of a tie, a Resurrection English teacher will act as a third reader to break the tie.

FIRST PLACE - $100, medal, Resurrection sweatshirt
SECOND PLACE - $50 Amazon Gift Card and medal
THIRD PLACE - $25 Amazon Gift Card and medal

All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation

Participating schools - Please e-mail participation form to clampa@reshs.org by Friday, March 6, 2020