Congratulations to the recipients of the second annual Ada Mingo Memorial Teen Writing Awards.Ages 13-15
- 1st Place: Kayla Hoolwerf
- 2nd Place: Farina Rafiq
- 3rd Place: Arriel Tucker
- Honourable Mention: Robyn Campbell
- 1st Place: Krysti Matheson
- 2nd Place: Karen MacKinnon
- 3rd Place: Danielle Stewart
to read the winning entries.
(in PDF format)
2008 Mingo Award Winners (from left to right):Krysti Matheson, Farina Rafiq, Karen MacKinnon, Kayla Hoolwerf, and Danielle Stewart. (Missing from photo are award recipient Arriel Tucker and Robyn Campbell, who received hounourable mention.)
The theme for 2008 was "Who I Am"
The contest was open to any teen with a Colchester-East Hants Public Library card and attracted 19 entries representing 12 local communities: Bass River (1), Debert (1), East Mountain (1), Enfield (1), Lantz (1), Milford Station (1), North River (1), Tatamagouche (3), Truro (5), Upper Stewiacke (2), Valley (1), Wentworth (1).