The SWWT is delighted that Joan Rylah, MP, Lib., Braddon, could present the prizes to the North West Coast students who were the winners of the YA Short Story Competition. Run
in conjunction with the Extravaganza by the Leven:Book Fair for Tasmanian writers held in May, 2016, the Society's thanks go to Joan who generously donated the prize money - and the the judges, Michelle Luck, Raising the Bar (Literacy), Assistant Principal
Burnie High School, & Carol Hay, Raising the Bar (Literacy), Parklands High School.
And the winners are:
First prize: $100.00 - How is this Equal? - Amy Dodwell (15) (home schooled)
Second prize: $60.00 - Marsellaise - Mackenzie Maclaine-cross (14) (Burnie High School)
Third prize: $40.00 - My Dearest Granddaughter - Lilli Markota (12) ) (Parklands High School)
Commended: voucher - My Difference - Summer Scott (13)
(Burnie High School)
Commended: voucher - Untitled - Makayla Martin (14) Parklands High School
Congratulations to all the students
who entered the competition.