2018 Writing Contest Winners

 

Congratulations to the 2018 Essay, Short Story and Poetry Contest Winners!  

The winning essays, short stories and poems will be published on our website after the 2018 Local Writer’s Showcase.

Essay Winners
Sherrell Lam, Bethesda, MD, 1st Place
Carol Solomon, Montgomery Village, MD, 2nd Place
Caroline Bock, Potomac, MD, 3rd Place
Irene Hoge Smith, Garrett Park, MD, Honorable Mention
Adam Zimmerman, Rockville, MD, Honorable Mention
Monica Judge, Bethesda, MD, Honorable Mention

High School Essay Winners
Olivia Choi, Sidwell Friends School, 1st Place
Cindy Song, Richard Montgomery High School, 2nd Place
Benjamin Friedman, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School,
3rd Place
Aneesha Mishra, Walt Whitman High School,
Honorable Mention
Benjamin Mather, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School,
Honorable Mention
Lara McMurray, Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School,
Honorable Mention
 

Short Story Winners
Lindsay Moore , Silver Spring, MD, 1st Place
Maria Karametou, Bethesda, MD, 2nd Place
Keith R. Fentonmiller, Kensington, MD, 3rd Place
Gary Thompson, Washington, D.C., Honorable Mention
Anita K Lampel , Bethesda, MD, Honorable Mention
Carol Solomon, Montgomery Village, MD, Honorable Mention
 
High School Short Story Winners
Elinor Berger, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, 1st Place
Makenna Beam, Montgomery Blair High School, 2nd Place
Kathryn von Heeringen, Academy of the Holy Cross, 3rd Place
Alice Murphy, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School,
Honorable Mention
Avery W. Todd, Montgomery Blair High School, Honorable Mention
Sofia Lynch, Walter Johnson High School, Honorable Mention
 

Poetry Winners
Bailey Blumenstock, Washington, D.C., 1st Place
Emily Walz, Washington, D.C., 2nd Place
Katherine Scott, Bethesda, MD, 3rd Place
Holly Mason, Fairfax, VA, Honorable Mention
Rachel Michaud, Washington, D.C., Honorable Mention
Chelsea McGlynn, Walkersville, MD, Honorable Mention

HS Poetry Winners
Alexa Marsh, The Madeira School, Young Poet
Helen Qian, Richard Montgomery High School, Young Poet
Justin Zhang, Richard Montgomery High School, Young Poet