The National Council of Teachers of English and the Achievement Awards in Writing Advisory Committee expresses their appreciation to all who took part in the 2015 Achievement Awards program.
This year, 650 juniors were nominated. Of that number, 141 received Certificates for Superior Writing and 509 received Certificates of Nomination. Each student submitted two pieces of writing, which were read by national judges. Papers were judged on content, purpose, audience, tone, word choice, organization, development, and style.
Letters announcing results were mailed to teachers April 16, 2015.
Click on the links below to see those who received Certificates for Superior Writing in each state.
Authors retain copyright of their work.