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John Witherspoon Middle School student wins writing award

Angelina Chen

Angelina Chen, a seventh grader at John Witherspoon Middle School, is the recipient of a writing award from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program.

Chen was honored with a gold key award for flash fiction  for her story “Minimum Wage.” Flash fiction is fiction that is extremely brief, typically only a few hundred words or fewer.

Her submission began as an assignment in English teacher Keith McEvoy’s class. She told the story of a teenage girl working at an ice cream shop. Her story was judged on its originality, the technical skill demonstrated in the writing, and the emergence of a personal vision or voice.

The story has been posted on the Princeton Public Schools website.

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

  • Girl928

    Congrats Angelina!!

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