WriteNow! 2024 Persuasive Essay Selections

The 2023 WriteNow! High School Writing Contest features original writing in poetry, short story, creative nonfiction, and persuasive essay from high schoolers across the Northeast Metro. Scroll on to read this years persuasive essays.

Grades 9 & 10

Award of Excellence: Alexander Goldfine, “How Human Intelligence Is Our Fatal Flaw"

Grades 11 & 12

Award of Excellence: Ellie Burns, "The Battle for Bears Ears"

Award of Merit: Nora Toussaint, “Racial Stereotypes in the Workforce

Honorable Mention: Arianna Vann-Cook, “Art and Music Education in Public Schools