NJCTE High School Writing Contest


Novelist and Rider University Professor, Dr. Roberta Clipper.  Photo courtesy of Rider University web-site.
Novelist and Rider University Professor, Dr. Roberta Clipper. Photo courtesy of Rider University web-site.

WINNING ENTRIES OF THE 2015 HIGH SCHOOL WRITING CONTEST HAVE BEEN POSTED.   

 

If you have any questions about how to participate in the 2016 contest whether as a young author, as a judge,  or as a member of the committee that runs our contest, you may contact Michele Marotta, NJCTE Writing Awards Chairperson at michele.marie.marotta@gmail.com.

 

About our Contest:

This year marks the 33rd anniversary of the New Jersey Council of Teachers of English Student Writing Contest.  This contest is open to all New Jersey students grades 9 to 12, whether they attend public or private schools. Home schooled students may also submit.

 

 

New Jersey Council of Teachers of English (Contest Sponsor) -www.njcte.com

 

Organizations helping to support and sponsor this contest:

National Council of Teachers of English - www.ncte.org

 

The Dodge Foundation - The Dodge Poetry Festival  - www.dodgepoetry.org

 

The Governor's Awards in Arts Education http://artsednj.org/governors.asp

 

Poets House   www.poetshouse.org

 

Guest Poets at the NJCTE Student Writing Awards Reception: 

 

2007         Edwin Romond                2012     Cat Doty

 2008         BJ Ward                        2013     BJ Ward

 2009        Peter Murphy                  2014     Angela Kariotis

 2010       Martin Farawell                2015    Roberta Clipper

 2011       Joe Weil

 

 

Directions to the 2015 Contest Reception, Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Union Catholic H.S.

Use this link to access directions to Union Catholic High School.

http://www.unioncatholic.org/contact/directions.php