Congratulations to all of the high school writers who participated in the 2011 Write in the Street contest. Writing requires thought and work; then it demands courage to send this creative expression out into the world. Bravo!
This year's top winners, listed below, will see their work published at 360 Main Street over the course of the summer. In addition, the prizes are as follows: First Place, $50; Second Place, $25; Third Place, $15; and Honorable Mention, $10.
First Place: "Love Buried in the Sands of Time" by Thomas Dunn II
Second Place: "Relapse" by Lauren Ingram
Third Place: "An Ode to Insomnia" by Carly Veverka
Honorable Mention: "Free" by La'Toria Mincy
First Place: "Beyond Average" by Lauren Ingram
Second Place: "Traveling Circus" by Gaia Klotz
Third Place: "Face the Music" by Ashley Jayne Carol Servis
Honorable Mention: "Society Has Us Handcuffed, But We've Got the Keys" by Sevonna Maria Brown
First Place: "To Dine with Lions" by Thomas Dunn II
Second Place: "Dragged to Shore" by Gaia Klotz
Third Place: "Easy, Like Sunday Mornings" by Lauren Ingram
Honorable Mention: "Happiness Comes in Small Packages" by Marisa Lopez