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 2016 Achievement Awards program.
This year, 533 juniors were nominated. Of that number, 118 received Certificates for Superior Writing and 415 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 the results were mailed to teachers April 29, 2016.
Click on the links below to see those who received Certificates for Superior Writing in each state.
Authors retain copyright of their work.