Writing Contest

7th and 8th Grade

SCHOOL MEALS WRITING CONTEST 2013                         


In the spring of 2013, Hunger Free Vermont launched the “Amazing School Meal Experience” writing contest for seventh and eighth graders throughout the state as a way to promote the high quality of Vermont’s school meal programs, to hear from students about how amazing school meal experiences can transform education and school culture, and to raise awareness of the critical role school meal programs play in reducing childhood hunger. Below you will find the winning essays and media coverage of this awareness building effort.

WINNERS:
Sophie Guerrina:  Southern Vermont Regional Winner
Essay: The Spice of Life
In the media: winning essay published in The Commons

James Tisdell:  Central Vermont Regional Winner
Essay: The Tofu Terror

In the media: winning essay published in the News & Citizen


William Braun:  Northern Vermont Regional Winner
Essay: Champlain Lo Mein
In the media: winning essay published in The Charlotte News

Rachel Tousignant:  Statewide Runner Up
Essay: Watermelon Slush Rocks