Award in Excellence in Literature Winner

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Congratulations to junior Brian Bontempo for winning an Award of Excellence in Literature. Bontempo has been writing short stories and poems since the third grade. He pulled his idea from a poem that he wrote a year earlier about how snowflakes relate to human’s uniqueness and powerlessness.
The poem was a unique twist on the contest’s theme “Together We Can.”
Congratulations also to freshman
Emily Birnbaum for receiving honorable mention in Literature. She has been writing since she was 8 and has entered the contest every year since the sixth grade to sharpen
and strengthen her skills.