Best Midwestern High School Writing 2013 Winners

Squirrel Soup

Clare R. Holtzman, Portage Northern High School

It is a very suspenseful and intriguing story with a very clever twist at the end. Clare uses dialogue and descriptive imagery effectively to create a fun and interesting story.

To be answered by the student

This piece for me was a start in a new chapter of my writing. I have always written about the fantastical, but in this piece I began to juxtapose the real against the fantasy in an effort to explore both worlds.