2018 Minerva Campbell Literary Contest Winners

MINERVA CAMPBELL LITERARY CONTEST 2018 WINNERS

Winners of 2018 Minerva Campbell Literary Contest

The Minerva Campbell Awards are presented to students exhibiting literary ability. This annual prose and poetry competition is conducted for Junior High School and Senior High School students attending Rush-Henrietta Central Schools and students who reside in Henrietta and attend school elsewhere. The Henrietta Public Library Board of Trustees, which sponsors the contest in honor of its first president, appoints a committee of judges to select the winners within each division.

We are pleased to announce the 2018 winners:  Mahlet Ashebr, Ereny Morcos, Abena Essah, Sara Morcos, Hannah Lang, Haley Richardson, Sunahara Tanvir, Ethan Richardson, Kathryn Arbegast, Nhu Tran, Mei Lin Hournbuckle, Akosua Essah, Ava Hathaway.

 

Winners of 2018 Minerva Campbell Literary Contest – Left to Right: Nhu Tran, Mahlet Ashebr, Abena Essah.

Left to Right: Akosua Essah, Ava Hathaway

 

 

 

2018 Minerva Campbell Literary Contest Winners

 

Senior Division

Rush-Henrietta Senior High School

Prose

First Place…………………S3 “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” by Mahlet Ashebr

Second Place…………….S1 “A New Life” by Ereny Morcos

Third Place………………..S8 “The Chase” by Abena Essah

Honorable Mention…..L1 “The Paths We Tread” by Sara Morcos

Poetry

First Place………………….S6 “Crying in the Rain” by Hannah Lang

 

Junior Division

Roth Junior High School

Prose

First Place…………………     R2 “Lost Friendship” by Haley Richardson

Second Place…………….R4 “Spring” by Sunahara Tanvir

Third Place………………..R1 “Meliora” by Ethan Richardson

Honorable Mention…..L1 “Nature’s Spark” by Kathryn Arbegast

Poetry

Second Place……………..R6 “Still Life” by Nhu Tran

Third Place…………………L3 “Friendship” by Mei Lin Hournbuckle

 

Burger Junior High School

Prose

First Place………………….B2 “The Runaway” by Akosua Essah

Second Place……………..B1 “Black Abyss” by Ava Hathaway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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