Teen Summer Writing Contest

pen and paperOn Tuesday, the winners of the Fourth Annual Teen Summer Writing Contest were announced at a reception held at the Tomball Library. Hosted in conjunction with the Barbara Bush Branch Library, the Writing Contest was a huge success. Poems and short stories were submitted by teens from both branches, various other HCPL branches, and several states across the country. Thanks to all the teens who wrote and submitted fantastic entries! We look forward to reading next summer's entries!

Congratulations to all our winners for their outstanding poems and short stories!

Poetry, 6th-8th Grade:

  • 1st – Magnetosphere by Matthew Clark
  • 2nd – What is Done, is Done by Bailey Sims
  • 3rd – Fallen Reflection by Shayla Hunt

Short Story, 6th-8th Grade

  • 1st – Majakae’s Destiny by Matthew Clark
  • 2nd – Half Angelic by Lipi Raval
  • 3rd – Goliath by Saaketh Maryala

Poetry, 9th-12th Grade

  • 1st – The Fields by Kezia Lozano
  • 2nd – As the Seasons Come and Go by Hania Ahmed
  • 3rd – Confession by  Hafsa Bouderdaben

Short Story, 9th-12th Grade

  • 1st – Moving On by Kezia Lozano
  • 2nd – Bill Lives in Austin by Madeline Styskal
  • 3rd – Understanding by Hafsa Bouderdaben

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