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Inaugural writing contest for students

May 2, 2016 | News

Recently, Broward College Central Campus College Read Committee hosted its inaugural writing contest for students. Students submitted either a critical, first-person account of an experience in their life or an original piece that re-imagines elements of the themes within the book, “The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore.”

inaugural writing contest

We would like to congratulate all students on their entries, but most importantly we would like to congratulate the winners of this year’s contest:

Jennifer Richard – First-person Account of an Experience

The 28 year-old Miami native is currently enrolled as a BSN student and is interested in working critical care. She is slated to graduate this winter, and has plans to continue her education by pursuing her masters in nursing. To review Jennifer’s essay click here.

Brandon Ducar-Hughes – First-person Analytical View

Brandon is a 23 year-old student from Hollywood, Florida who is graduating this spring with his AA. After graduation he will be transferring to FAU where he will further his education in exercise science. After college he plans to use his degree and become a physical therapist. To review Brandon’s essay click here.

Margaret Apostolis – Original Work

Margaret is a 20 year-old student from Fort Lauderdale. She is currently an English Language and Literature major with plans to further her education at a local state university after graduating in Spring, 2018. Her life goal is to take over the world, one short story at a time. To review Margaret’s essay click here.

On April 14, the winning students were recognized at this year’s Literary Festival. Prizes included a Kindle, donated by an anonymous Library donor; a $50 gift card to Barnes and Nobel, donated by the Barnes and Nobel bookstore at Central Campus; and a Broward College leather binder, donated by Student Life.

Congratulations to our winners!

If you are interested in receiving help on your writing, composition skills and research techniques, visit the Broward Central Writing Lab.

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