In partnership with The Arts Council of Westerville and Westerville Public Library, this contest is one of many events organized by the Arts Council to mark April as "Celebrate the Arts" month in Westerville. Entries were accepted through February 24, 2020.
Thank you to everyone who shared your writing as an entry in the 2020 Celebrate the Arts Writing Contest. The judges have selected the works by the following writers as this year's winners. (Listed below.)
1st Place: How to Make a Friend by Alice Schott
2nd Place: Mario's Awesome, Super Cool, Epic, and Original Book! by Camden Mercurio
3rd Place: The Bat and the Cat by Lucy Walk
Honorable Mention: The Electronic by Jacky Herbert
1st Place: The Mystery at Lakeside Manor by Hallie Parker
2nd Place: The Revolutionary Time Shift by Katie Ann Bush
3rd Place: The Triangle by Daniel Guevara
Honorable Mention: Mermaid's Nightmare by Rylee Horjus
1st Place: The House was Home by Olivia Wood
2nd Place: The Statue by Daria Lesmerises
3rd Place: Fire Fire!! by Aziz Bah
Honorable Mention: My Hair by Claire Kester
1st Place: Paper Boats by Micaiah Vinson
2nd Place: The Archeologist by Elisa Thompson
3rd Place: Seen and Unseen by Amanda Hurt
Honorable Mention: The Art of the I Can by Cori Bohan
1st Place: Alma's Walk by Kim Freeman
2nd Place: When the South Wind Blows by Hannah Haines
3rd Place: The Flight Attendant by Alyssa Chivington
Honorable Mention: La Noche de San Juan by Isabel Berrios-Brown
Note: Due to Coronavirus prevention, the 2020 awards reception has been cancelled.
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