At the conclusion of the Teen Photo Contest, we prepare for the launch of our next competition, Six-Word Teen Memoirs. What can you tell us about yourself in just six words? This limited-word writing challenge can be infinitely easy or very tricky depending on how you think about it. No writing experience is necessary; after all, you’re the master of this subject. Find contest rules and submission guidelines after Monday, September 9 at teens.dbrl.org.
Earlier in August we asked our patrons to choose the “People’s Choice” award winner by “liking” their photographs on the library’s Facebook page. Winner Brianna Bogucki received over 40 votes for her submission, “A Bug’s Life.” She will receive a $25 gift card to Barnes and Noble as her award.
Brianna said, “I find that in Missouri, we often only see cicadas as a nuisance. They’re considered noisy and unattractive. In my photo, you can see all the intricate details and colors on the cicada’s wings, and its bright eyes really stand out. I thought that my photo may be able to make people see cicadas as maybe not gorgeous, but perhaps fascinating for just a moment.”
Congratulations to all our winners and many thanks to our talented teen patrons for their participation! To receive email reminders about our upcoming Six-Word Teen Memoir Contest, be sure to register for our blog updates!
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