Class 15 – Creative Writing Contest – deadline September 8th, 2018

Superintendant :  Alyson Hawken  (519) 281.3589

Criteria and Guidelines:

  1. Contestants must submit a typed PDF of their original personal essay or poem to by September 8th, 2018.
  2. This contest is open to all secondary school students aged 13 to 18.
  3. The personal essay must not exceed 750 words.
  4. The poem must not exceed 20 lines.
  5. The personal essay must be written in first-person narrative.
  6. The poem can take any form.


Personal essay:   1st place $50;   2nd place $25

Poem:  1st place $50 ;  2nd place $25

Topic : The topic for both the personal essay and the poem is “Someone who had an impact on your life.”