Friday, October 23, 2009

Teen Writing Contest Winners

A reception in the Redwood Room on October 19 honored the winners of "Read Beyond Reality. . . Step into Your Future," the Santa Clara City Library's 2009 Teen Writing Contest. The competition, which was was open to students in grades 7 to 12, was sponsored by the Library's Foundation and Friends in celebration of Teen Read Week.

Winning essays will be posted on the TeenNet page of the Library's website.

The grand prize winner, a high school senior who received a cash award of $100, is Justine Tran.
Other high school winners are:
  • Sandeep Chanamolu, first place

  • Noama Iftekhar, second place

  • Brandon Taylor, third place

Middle school winners are:

  • Margarita Patio, first place winner

  • Rachel Kiefer, second place

  • Amanda Cobb and Angelee Winn, third place

Congratulations to all of our contest participants!
posted by jtb