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2019 Dr. Jean Mosee Young Writers Contest Winners

Congratulations to Our Winners!

The Metropolitan (DC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is honored to announce the winners of its 37th Annual Dr. Jean Mosee Young Writers Contest! The judges had a difficult time choosing from a record number of entries. Thank you to all who participated. The 2020 contest will begin in January of next year.

6th-8th Grade Winners

First Place – Dior Bailey

School Without Walls @ Francis Stevens

Poetry - Excuse Me

 

Second Place – Takiyah Chappelle

Howard University Middle School of Math and Science

Prose - Takiyah’s Best Trait

 

Third Place – Aniya Mathis-Day

School Without Walls @ Francis Stevens

Poetry - Black Lives Stand

 

Honorable Mention – Llaria Luna

Sidwell Friends School

Prose - Whose Turn?

 

9th-12th Grade Winners

First Place – Eli Au

The Field School

Prose - H Street Rowhouse

 

Second Place – Sotonye Wokoma

Chesapeake Math and IT South

Prose - I, Perched

 

Third Place – Kelly Maye

Suitland High School

Prose - The House with the Blue Door

 

Honorable Mention – Renika Brown

Suitland High School

Poetry – The Three Stages of Love:  The Pain, The Escape, The Reclaim