Maggie O’Brien has been selected as winner in the 2014 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Achievement Award in Writing!
A total of 796 juniors were nominated by their schools to participate in the 2014 program with 164 chosen as outstanding writers. All compositions were evaluated by national judges on content, purpose, audience, tone, word choice, organization, development, and style. Judges also looked for writing that demonstrated effective and imaginative use of language to inform and move an audience. The fact that Maggie is a winner speaks highly of her writing. CONGRATULATIONS