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Tell Your Story Writing Contest Awards & Readings
February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
(Barry Brodie reading an award winning story from the Rotary Club of Windsor 1918’s inaugural Tell Your Story Writing Contest at at Sho Studios on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. This year’s awards and readings are set for Feb. 18 at Signature Tributes Event Centre. Photo above by Eric Bonnici / Eyes On Windsor.)
The second annual Literacy Committee of Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) Tell Your Story Writing Contest Awards and Readings take place at the Signature Tributes Event Centre on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
The Literacy Committee of Rotary Club of Windsor (1918), with partners Families First and Douglas Marketing Group, invite the public to attend as they award the winners of the Tell Your Story Writing Contest, and to watch the stories come to life as they are told through dramatic readings on stage.
Free admission, all are welcome!
Students from four separate age groups, grades 6-7, grades 8-9, grades 10-11, and grade 12 to age 21, were asked to submit 500 to 1000-word essays on various subjects. The submissions were reviewed by a jury and judged on 80% storytelling and content and 20% spelling and grammar. First place winners will receive $350 and the runner ups will receive $150.
Light snacks and beverages will be provided.
The event begins at 6:30pm at the new Signature Tributes Event Centre (3310 Dougall Ave.)
2019 Tell Your Story Writing Contest Award Winners
The inaugural Tell Your Story Writing Contest Awards were held on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Winners included Grade 6 & 7 Students, Leah Fawcett and Madelyn Rousseau, Grade 8 & 9 Students, Sam Lojewski and Brad Boratto, Grade 10 & 11 Students, Isaac Czunder and Pierre Tawil, Grade 12 & Age 21, Rawand Mustafa and Meg Mooney.