In partnership with The Arts Council of Westerville and Westerville Public Library, this contest is one of many events organized by the Arts Council to mark April as "Celebrate the Arts" month in Westerville. Entries were accepted through March 1, 2019.
Thank you to everyone who shared your writing as an entry in the 2019 Celebrate the Arts Writing Contest. The judges have selected the works by the following writers as this year's finalists. (Listed below.)
1st Place: The First Generation by Katherine Zofia Joseph
2nd Place: Pupstar by Aaliyah Johnson
3rd Place: Caitlyn to the Rescue by Caitlyn Curtis
Honorable Mention: The Art of Catching by Samuel Brooks
1st Place: Unexpected Inspiration by Kacee Bohan
2nd Place: The Great Treasure by Andrew Ernfridsson
3rd Place: Evan and James the Daredevils by Oliver Powell
Honorable Mention: My Heroes by Ali Washburn
1st Place: Pixels by Daria Lesmerises
2nd Place: Kindness Matters by Cori Bohan
3rd Place: Don't Stop Believing in Things You Love by Nicholas Hartshorn
Honorable Mention: The Art of Paradise by Katherine Zonner
1st Place: A Total Eclipse of the Sun by Ellie Newman
2nd Place: Freya's Story by Jill Hustead
3rd Place: Pinneapple Upside-Down by Mahad Yusuf
Honorable Mention: Ending the Stigma by Ashley Cook
1st Place: Wake Up Call by Hillary Yocum
2nd Place: The Commute by Hannah Haines
3rd Place: The Bloodstone by Diane Tompkins
Honorable Mention: Today I Make Noise When I Walk by Brittany Hogenbirk
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