At ten thirty this morning, I receive an email from Minal’s English teacher with a subject line: We WON THE GRAND PRIZE!!!!!!!!!!!
Over the course of the day, details unravel and we learn that Minal’s essay, “A Friendship Created by a Sequin,” won first place in a national writing competition in which Minal’s English teacher, Ms. McLaughlin, submitted essays produced by her students.
As a result of Minal’s first place win, author Kate DiCamillo is scheduled to visit Minal’s classroom in February 2017.
06 Dec 2016 · 10:35:58 PM