2019 Writing Contest Winners

 

Congratulations to the 2019 Essay, Short Story and Poetry Contest Winners!  

The winning essays, short stories and poems will be published on our website after the 2019 Local Writer’s Showcase.

Essay Winners
Ingrid Alpern, Rockville, MD, 1st Place
Marilyn Millstone, Kensington, MD, 2nd Place
Carolyn Sherman, Bethesda, MD, 3rd Place
Sarah Birnbach, Rockville, MD, Honorable Mention
Mark Keats, Falls Church, VA, Honorable Mention
Andrew Field, Rockville, MD, Honorable Mention

High School Essay Winners
Emily Tian, Richard Montgomery High School, 1st Place
Anna Roberson, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, 2nd Place
Julian Drumwright, Northwood High School, 3rd Place
Grace McGuire, Walt Whitman High School, Honorable Mention
Naomi Smith, Centennial High School, Honorable Mention
Alicia Guevara, Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School, Honorable Mention

Short Story Winners
Danielle Stonehirsch, Silver Spring, MD, 1st Place
Carol Solomon, Montgomery Village, MD, 2nd Place
Mohini Mahlhotra, Washington, DC, 3rd Place
Laura Van Oudenaren, Bethesda, MD, Honorable Mention
 
High School Short Story Winners
Tina Xia, Walt Whitman High School, 1st Place
Kathleen Monahan, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, 2nd Place
Olivia Gyapong, James Hubert Blake High School, 3rd Place
Kushan Weerakoon, Walt Whitman High School, Honorable Mention
 

Poetry Winners
Summer Hardinge, Darnestown, MD, 1st Place
Adam Tamashasky, Bethesda, MD, 2nd Place
Jonathan Lewis, Washington, DC, 3rd Place
Karie Evans, Kensington, MD, Honorable Mention
Pamela Barnes, Potomac, MD Honorable Mention
Kateema Lee, Germantown, MD, Honorable Mention

HS Poetry Winners
Cherly Tan, Richard Montgomery High School, Young Poet
Tina Xia, Walt Whitman High School, Young Poet
Miranda Yu, Churchill High School, Young Poet
Naomi Louie, Richard Montgomery High School, Young Poet
Esther Kim, Holton Arms School, Young Poet