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Through Our Words: Hands, Minds and Hearts at Work
3rd Annual Creative Writing Contest in Spanish
Winning Entries
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A través de nuestras palabras: manos, mentes y corazones a la obra
3er Concurso Anual de Escritura Creativa en Español
Entradas Ganadoras
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Illustrated Short Story
Cuento ilustrado

11-12th Grade Category
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1st Prize: “Las aventuras con Ricardo”. Allison Erwin- Norfolk Senior High- G 12

2nd Prize: “La casa del silencio”. José Cañizares- Grand Island Senior High- G 12

Mention 1: “Jugando con el Arco Iris”. Madison Deal- Columbus High School- G 11

Mention 2: “¿Dónde está el gato?”. Alexandria Hedlund- O’Neill High School- G 12

Mention 3: “El héroe gigante”. Emie Hausmann & Regan Jones- Columbus High School- G 11 & 12

9-10th Grade Category
Categoría 9-10 ▼

1st Prize: Sin título. Martha Pérez Bernabé- Grand Island High School- G 10

2nd Prize: “Peleando con mi hermana”. Kathy Roballos- Grand Island Senior High School- G 10

Mention 1: Sin título. SelvinValerio- Grand Island Senior High School- G 9

Mention 2: “Historia de un ángel”. Edelmira Santana. Burke High School- G 10

5-6th Grade Category
Categoría 5-6 ▼

1st Prize: “Mi cultura”. Xcaret Castelán- Marrs Magnet Middle School- G 5

2nd Prize: “Dos lados”. Victoria Shradar. Marrs Magnet Middle School- G 5

 

Short Story
Cuento

11-12th Grade Category
Categoría 11-12▼

1st Prize: “El asilo de tu mente”. Marla M. Trujillo- Burke High School- G 11

2nd Prize” “El Nuevo comienzo”. Becca Maynard- Ralston High School- G 11

Mention 1 (shared): “El hada fea”. Sandra Castro. Columbus High School- G 11

Mention 1 (shared): “El verdadero Rey León”. Jessica Thai. Millard North High School- G 12

Mention 2: “El fuego”. Juan J. Ortiz Juarez- Crete High School- G 11

9-10th Grade Category
Categoría 9-10▼

1st Prize: “Cocodri”. Jesús López Méndez- Crete High School- G 9

2nd Prize: “La iglesia abandonada”. Yajaira López V- Crete High School- G 10

Mention 1: “El espejo”. Juan Mora-Amaral- Northwest Magnet High School- G 10

Mention 2: “Guerrero”. Steven Santos- Crete High School- G 10

Mention 3: “Pastel”. Kevin Ramírez- Grand Island Central Catholic High School- G 10

7-8th Grade Category
Categoría 7-8▼

1st Prize: “El error de la confianza”. Jennifer Ortiz. Crete Middle School- G 8

2nd Prize: “El avión equivocado”- Lesly García, Crete Middle School- G 8

Mention 1: “Mi viaje a México”. Guadalupe Mora- Crete Middle School- G 8

Mention 2: “Maribel y el Rey”. Marilyn Adame- Crete Middle School- G 7

Mention 3: “Panchito”. Arendi Rueda Cruz. Crete Middle School- G 7

5-6th Grade Category
Categoría 5-6 ▼

1st Prize: “Dos culturas”. Vicnetn Huerta- Marrs Magnet Middle School- G 5

2nd Prize: “La boda de mi primo”. Mayeli Rodríguez Bustamante- Marrs Magnet Middle School- G 5

Mention 1: “Han pasado veinte años”. Marjore Gabriela Beltrán- Crete Middle School- G 6

 

 

Creative Writing Contest Events

Third Annual "Through Our Words" Creative Writing Contest in Spanish: UNO Criss Libaray Exhibit Showed Off Winning and Selected Entries

Click on the image above to view the flyer.

This year's genres included Short Story ("Cuento") and Illustrated Short Story ("Cuento Ilustrado"), and submissions were open to fifth through twelfth graders in Nebraska schools. The winning and selected entries were on display at UNO Criss Library from July 30-August 30, 2012.

Haz clic aqui para ver el volante en español.

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The winners of the Third Annual Creative Writing Contest "Through Our Words" read their Winning Entries on TV!

Channel 22 (CTI22) featured the winning entries from our Creative Writing Contest in Spanish on Thursday, May 10 and May 17 5:30-6pm on the Mexican Consulate TV program.