Wimbledon BookFest Young Writers’ Competition 2018

27 / 09 / 18 | NEWS

Congratulations for excellent writing and recognition in the recent Wimbledon BookFest Young Writers’ Competition 2018!

Ani Maria Strecker (Grade 10) has been awarded the Runner Up Award in the KS4 story category and Lucine Strecker (Grade 8) has been awarded the Runner Up in the KS3 Senior Poem category in the Wimbledon BookFest Young Writers’ Competition 2018.

Both students were invited to the grand-prize giving and the author event preceding it with former Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell on Thursday 20th September 2018 at the New Wimbledon Theatre.  The Book Festival runs from 4-14 of October on the Wimbledon Common.

The Young Writers’ Competition received over 330 entries this year from over 40 local schools.  Three further Marymount International entries were awarded Highly Commended for their work:  Emily Pondaven (Grade 8), Juliette Flatau (Grade 8), and Ariana Hassan (Grade 7) received awards.  Additionally, Sophie Daly (Grade 10) was given a commendation.  Well done to all the Marymount award winners!  Certificates will be presented at Assembly next Wednesday.


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