Sponsored by Abydos Learning International, Inc. (formerly the New Jersey Writing Project in Texas), this statewide competition recognizes outstanding student writers of prose and poetry at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Students and their families are honored at a reception at the Abydos Learning Trainers' and Teachers' Annual Conference.
The honorees are:
|Isabell||Garcia||Westwood Terrace ES||Dana Kay Barber Writing Award, 2nd place in Pre-K to 2nd Prose||for "The Horrible Babysit"|
|Joseph||Hernandez||Rawlinson MS||Dana Kay Barber Writing Award, 1st place in Grades 6-8 Prose||for "Untitled Candy Story"|
|Ana||Sifuentes||Stinson MS||Dana Kay Barber Writing Award, 3rd place tie for Grades 6-8 Poetry||for "Alone"|
|Maryanne||Mobley||Communications Arts HS||Dana Kay Barber Writing Award, 2nd place in Grades 9-12 Prose||for "Chicken Soup for the Soul"|