Bucks County Community College recently announced the winners for its High School Short Fiction Contest.
Marissa Kesisoglou, a ninth-grader at New Hope-Solebury High School and a resident of New Hope, won first place for her story Cat’s Cradle. Bethany Conover, a sophomore at Council Rock High School South and resident of Holland, took second place for her story What could have happened. Adam Dombrowski, a sophomore at Pennsbury High School and a resident of Morrisville, was awarded third place for his story No Chances. The winners’ stories were selected from a field of 67 entities this year.
The winners will receive certificates, as well as awards for $200, $100 and $50, respectively. The contest is funded by Bucks County Community College and receives support from the Department of Language and Literature. The final judge was Joseph Shakely, a professor in the department.
The winners will read from their works at a celebration at the college on Wednesday, April 20. Email contest director Professor Elizabeth Luciano at Elizabeth.Luciano@bucks.edu for more information.