NWPNH sponsors a writing contest called “One Pen Can Change the World” in which New Hampshire students submit essays about their ideas about justice.
This year, all entries will be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
For full instructions, see the Writing Contest 2016 flyer.
The winning essays from our 2014 contest are listed below. You can now read the winning essays and download the One Pen Can Change the World booklet to use in your classes.
“Letter From a Disappointed Teenager” Julia Brackett, Souhegan High School, Amherst
“Lou Bug” Isabella Rubin, Concord High School
Winner: “Imagine” Gabby Lajeunesse, Hopkinton Middle High School
Runners Up: “Definition of Injustice” Joseph Kealy, Kearsarge Regional Middle School
“Dear Pope Francis” Noah Waldron, Kearsarge Regional Middle School
Winner: “Injustice: Letter from Laconia” Bryden Wright, Laconia Middle School
Runner Up: “One Pen can Change the World” Renee Corriveau, Laconia Middle School
Winner: “Different Lives, One Family” Ruby Lonergan, Campton Elementary School
Runner Up: “Dear Mrs. Barach” Kayla Thrasher, Pleasant Street School, Laconia