2015 Young Writers Contest Winners

Bayou Writers Group Announces Winners of the Young Writers Contest / Lake Charles, LA., (October 11, 2015) – Every year the Bayou Writers Group sponsors the Young Writers Contest as an effort to encourage creative writing among area middle school and high school students. This year over 50 students from 10 area schools participated in the contest. First place winners received a cash prize, a $100 donation to their school’s library and free admission to the Bridge to Publication Writing Conference hosted by the Bayou Writers Group on November 14, 2015.

The Bayou Writers Group is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Young Writers Contest.

Poetry Winners:
~1st: The Memory of the Spring
Jennifer Tolbert
Grand Lake High School—11th Grade
~2nd: Faulty Judgements
Donovan Johnson
Sam Houston High School—11th Grade
~3rd: Human Disgrace
Samantha Bergeron
Westlake High School—10th Grade

Prose Winners:
~1st: The Adventure of Home
Hannah Pettifer
Home School—12th Grade
~2nd: Hill Street Park
Abram Conner
Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School—7th Grade
~3rd: The Fight to Get Out
Tara Smith
Dequincy Middle School—7th Grade