THE Adams State Department of English, Media and Communications announced the winners in the High School Writing Contest. The students will be honored at the Creative Writing Capstone Reading on Tuesday, April 19, at the Xperimental Theatre on campus hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

The winners of the High School Writing Contest:

  • Grand Prize, $1,000: Mayra Cristobal – Alamosa Schools – Creative Nonfiction – “The Unique San Luis Valley”
  • 1st Prize, $500: Aden Howell – concurrent ASU/Del Norte Schools – Poem – “A Sorrowful Ghazal”
  • 2nd Prize, $250: Keaton Gregg – concurrent ASU/Monte Vista Schools – Poem – “Fair”
  • 3rd Prize, $100: Lexi Maez – South Conejos Schools – Fiction – “Anger”

The celebration on Tuesday is open to all students, faculty, staff, winners, their teachers and families, and the public.

Capstone poster