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Creative Works Youth Poetry Winner - Brooke Bowers

The South Simcoe Arts Council has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers of all ages, in all genres through its Creative Works Writing Contest for six years.

We are excited to share the winners writings with you over the next few months.

Please enjoy this instalment of our Creative Works Youth Writing Contest winners series featuring Youth Poetry Winner - Brooke Bowers

This award is sponsored by Premier Contractors Ltd

Intermediate Short Story 3rd Place Winner - Karissa-May Gadsby

The South Simcoe Arts Council has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers of all ages, in all genres through its Creative Works Writing Contest for six years.

We are excited to share the winners writings with you over the next few months.

Please enjoy this instalment of our Creative Works Youth Writing Contest winners series featuring Intermediate Short Story 3rd Place Winner - Karissa-May Gadsby

This award is sponsored by Diane & Gary Bowers

Adopted
by Karissa-May Gadsby

Intermediate Short Story 2nd Place Winner - Lael Hughes

The South Simcoe Arts Council has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers of all ages, in all genres through its Creative Works Writing Contest for six years.

We are excited to share the winners writings with you over the next few months.

Please enjoy this instalment of our Creative Works Youth Writing Contest winners series featuring Intermediate Short Story 2nd Place Winner - Lael Hughes

This award is sponsored by Diane & Gary Bowers

Life Out of the Shoebox
by Lael Hughes

Creative Works Junior Short Story 2nd Place Winner

The South Simcoe Arts Council has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers of all ages, in all genres through its Creative Works Writing Contest for six years.

We are excited to share the winners writings with you over the next few months.

Please enjoy this instalment of our Creative Works Youth Writing Contest winners series featuring Junior Short Story 2nd Place Winner - John Ryan

This award is sponsored by Premier Contractors Ltd

Memories of Travel
by John Ryan

Junior Short Story 3rd Place Winner - Akira Hsieh

The South Simcoe Arts Council has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers of all ages, in all genres through its Creative Works Writing Contest for six years.

We are excited to share the winners writings with you over the next few months.

Please enjoy this instalment of our Creative Works Youth Writing Contestwinners series featuring Junior Short Story 3rd Place Winner - Akira Hsieh

This award is sponsored by Premier Contractors Ltd

Mr. Goodman In The Zoo
by Akira Hsieh

Creative Works Junior Short Story 1st Place Winner

The South Simcoe Arts Council has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers of all ages, in all genres through its Creative Works Writing Contest for six years.

We are excited to share the winners writings with you over the next few months.

Please enjoy this instalment of our Creative Works Youth Writing Contest winners series featuring Junior Short Story - 1st Place Winner, Andrew Geerts.

Andrew says, "I have always loved writing. My mom told me about this contest and it sounded really fun. I immediately answered yes and got started writing. I'm not sure where the idea came from for the story but I loved writing it and since, have wrote many more!"

This award is sponsored by Premier Contractors Ltd

Creative Works Intermediate Short Story 1st Place Winner

The South Simcoe Arts Council has been shining a spotlight on up and coming writers of all ages, in all genres through its Creative Works Writing Contest for six years.

We are excited to share the winners writings with you over the next few months.

Please enjoy this first instalment of our Creative Works Youth Writing Contest winners series featuring Intermediate Short Story - 1st Place Winner, Sasha Siska-Humphries.

Rising Star: An Interview with Jaiden McDonald

Jaiden McDonald is a pianist, a piano teacher, and a grade 12 student. She has already completed her ARCT Performers with RCM, along with Elementary Pedagogy Level 1 - all while finishing her grade 11 year. We talked to Jaiden about her journey studying music and learned a lot about how studying piano can teach so much more than just the skill of playing an instrument.