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Achievement Awards in Writing - Previous Revision

*Due to weather conditions the entry deadline has been extended to February 25, 2014, Noon CST

2014 Achievement Awards in Writing will be

accepted online from

November 30, 2013 to February 25, 2014, Noon CST.

 

2014 Achievement Awards in Writing Entry Site

 

2014 Achievement Awards in Writing Brochure

Achievement Awards in Writing is a school-based writing program established in 1957 to encourage high school students in their writing and to publicly recognize some of the best student writers in the nation. Only students who are JUNIORS in the current academic year may be nominated for awards.

Nomination Procedures
Each high school selects its own nominee or nominees: one or more juniors agreed upon by the English department, not chosen by an individual teacher.   

Number of Nominees
The number of nominees allowed from each school is determined by the current total enrollment in grades 10, 11, 12. The enrollment figure used must be an official one from administrative reports of the current year and must not include ninth-grade students.

Under 500 students 1 nominee
500–999 students 2 nominees
1,000–1,499 students 3 nominees
1,500–1,999 students 4 nominees
2,000–2,499 students 5 nominees
2,500–2,999 students 6 nominees
3,000–3,999 students 7 nominees
4,000 or more students 8 nominees

 

Judging Guidelines (PDF FILE)

*Late entries can not be considered.

 

For additional questions contact aa@ncte.org

 

2013 Achievement Awards Students Receiving Certificates for Superior Writing
2012 Achievement Awards Students Receiving Certificates for Superior Writing
2011 Achievement Awards Students Receiving Certificates for Superior Writing
2010 Achievement Awards Students Receiving Certificates for Superior Writing
2009 Achievement Awards Students Receiving Certificates for Superior Writing
2008 Achievement Awards Students Receiving Certificates for Superior Writing

 

 

The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program on the NASSP Advisory List of Student Contests and Activities for 2013-2014.

 

 

 

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