THE ALL-CITY READ 2022 WRITING CONTEST

The prompt:

Not being honest and authentic can hurt a relationship between two people. Describe a time when you had to deal with honesty or authenticity in a relationship. How did you balance being honest with being a kind, caring individual?

The winners:

Grades 3-5

First place ($30) Tegan Brown (Roosevelt Elementary) for “Shared Information”

Second Place ($20)  Sarah Weiss (Roosevelt Elementary) for “Ending a Friendship”

Honorable Mention: Sophia Basile (Roosevelt Elementary) for “The Dinner”

High School

First place ($75) Adriana Xiong (Tosa East) for “My New Reality”

Adult

First place ($100) Robert Smatlak for “Becoming Yourself”

Second place ($60) Jenni Stanton for “Advocate for Your Truth”

Congratulations to all!