Announcing the 2016 Fiction Contest Finalists

  • February 1, 2016
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Thank you to every single person (teachers AND students) who submitted to our 2016 Fiction Contest! We received 175 submissions from 40 schools across Bexar County. Listed below (in no particular order) are ten finalists in each grade division.

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, February 23.

7th-8th Grade Finalists:

Katharine Stevens, “The Lonely, Little, Old Lady,” St. Luke’s Episcopal School, 8th Grade
Hannah Lackey, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape,” Bernal Middle School, 7th Grade
Patricia Dominguez, “No Cape Needed,” Whittier Middle School, 8th Grade
Vicente Segura, “Not All Heroes Wear Capes,” Whittier Middle School, 7th Grade
Jacinta Murillo, “Tree of Everything,” Stevenson Middle School, 8th Grade
Rebecca Normandeau, “Hear Me,” Castle Hills First Baptist School, 8th Grade
Elida M. Gonzalez, “A Friend in Need,” A. Leal Middle School, 8th Grade
Kaitlin Jacobs, “Not All Heroes…Survive,” Whittier Middle School, 8th Grade
Selena Flores, “Here on a Winter Day,” Rhodes Middle School, 7th Grade
Jordyn Hooks, “Betty,” Pease Middle School, 8th Grade

9th-10th Grade Finalists:

Ashley Rosemarie Arteaga, “Pushing Past Fear,” IDEA Carver College Prep, 9th Grade
Anaïs Nuñez-Tovar, “Strength for Another,” Providence Catholic School, 10th Grade
Grace Pina, “The Bucketlist,” Castle Hills First Baptist, 9th Grade
Meredith Hall, “Fear of Falling Too Far,” East Central High School, 10th Grade
Jordan Kupczynski, “Food Chain,” Northeast School of the Arts, 9th Grade
Elisabeth Wang, “The Hero Takes a Fall,” Health Careers High School, 9th Grade
Daniel Bertetti, “A Cluster of Events,” Johnson High School, 10th Grade
Olivia Bohne, “The Best Kind of Hero,” BASIS, 9th Grade
Jude Ulibarri, “The Vase,” Northeast School of the Arts, 9th Grade
Dillon Reyes, “A Doting Mother,” Northeast School of the Arts, 9th Grade

11th-12th Grade Finalists:

Joselyn Moller, “A Man with Everything,” Northeast School of the Arts, 12th Grade
Andrew Acton, “The Duties of a Dead Man’s Friend,” Northeast School of the Arts, 12th Grade
Niraja Surendran, “Bear,” Ronald Reagan High School, 11th Grade
Meagan Folmar, “Lost in Silence,” Robert G. Cole High School, 12th Grade
Zoe Skye Herrera Ramirez, “Rabbit,” Northeast School of the Arts, 12th Grade
Megan Chandler, “Convert,” Northeast School of the Arts, 12th Grade
Janee Coleman, “The Blind Side,” Robert E. Lee High School, 12th Grade
Annika Gloade, “After 540 Days,” Northeast School of the Arts, 11th Grade
Darinae Dixon, “Burning the Breeze,” Judson High School, 11th Grade
McKenzie Williams, “Forever’s Candle,” Northeast School of the Arts, 11th Grade

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