Middle School Writing Contest

Élan celebrates the work of students between 6th and 8th grades in our annual Middle School Writing Contest.

We Still Have a Heart in Ourselves

Indie Pascal

1st Place

No Fresh Air

Ana Rosenthal

Honorable Mention

Oblivion

Greta Reis

2nd Place

Our Cafeteria

Dimitria Banov Russo

Honorable Mention

The Blue and Yellow

Lila Hartley

3rd Place

2022

on your name

Cloris Shi

1st Place

We Just Want to be Loved

Riayn Smith

Honorable Mention

Dear Linh

Kate Kim

2nd Place

Blank Page

Cecelia Richardson

Honorable Mention

How Lucky we Are

Meredith Anglin

3rd Place

2021

Grief

Janna Tannous

1st Place

The Roaring Himalayas

Rehan Sheikh

3rd Place Tie

Questions of Youth

Erion P. Sanders

2nd Place

Untitled

John Walker

3rd Place Tie

2020

2019

Fading

Lanina Herndon

1st Place

Becoming One

Amelia Elder

Honorable Mention

The Curious Murder of Lilliane Baldwin

Hannah G. Klenck

2nd Place

Toby

Georgia Witt

Honorable Mention

The Castle

Isabella Bolger

3rd Place