2014 Award Recipients

2014 Award Winners with Celebration sponsor Mr. Charles Zhang

Grades 9 and 10 creative writing

First place

Elizabeth Davis
Auburn High School
Rockford, Ill.

Second place

Sophia Whittemore
Benet Academy
Lisle, Ill.

Third place

Ioana Marchea
Jones College Prep
Chicago, Ill.

Honorable mention

Claire Butler
Quincy High School
Quincy, Mich.

Grades 11 and 12 creative writing

First place

Miranda Hogan
DC Everest Senior High School
Schofield, Wis.

Second place

Morgan Gebhardt
Bagley High School
Bagley, Minn.

Third place

Farzad Razi
ATYP/Portage Northern High School
Portage, Mich.

Honorable mention

Akanksha Panda
Okemos High School
Okemos, Mich.

Grades 9 and 10 non-fiction

First place

Zoe Folsom
ATYP/Portage Central High School
Portage, Mich.

Second place

Grace Beverage
ATYP/Portage Central High School
Portage, Mich.

Third place

Sami Ahmad
ATYP/Portage Northern High School
Portage, Mich.

Honorable mention

Maryam Idris
Glenbard East
Lombard, Ill.

Grades 11 and 12 non-fiction

First place

William Chen
Carmel High School
Carmel, Ind.

Grades 9 and 10 journalism

First place

Sophia Whittemore
Benet Academy
Lisle, Ill.

Second place

Jacob Youngblood
Marquette University High School
Milwaukee, Wis.

Grades 11 and 12 journalism

First place

Bradley Gardner
Quincy High School
Quincy, Mich.

Second place

Cassandra Ring
Reedsburg High School
Reedsburg, Wis.

Third place

Zoe Melnyk
Tecumseh High School
Tecumseh, Mich.