Imagined Ink

...is an annual writing contest for youth in grades 6-12 in the FVRL district. Entries are read by a panel of judges, and prizes are awarded to winners in two age groups: grades 6-8 and grades 9-12. Winners were announced at the Awards Celebration & Author Visit featuring Gary D. Schmidt in Vancouver on Saturday, October 22. The winning stories are published here and may be edited for spelling and grammar.

Congratulations to our 2016 winners!

High School Division

Best Poem:
Let Me Introduce Myself by Annie Rose
First Place:
Time Hiccup by Aaron Blanshan
Second Place:
Do Not Go Gently Into That Good Night by Mari Evans
Third Place:
The Witch of Snakes by Taylor Huston-Allen
Honorable Mention:
Ace Allred, Kaitlin Boyle, Skylar Catania, Brie Crooks, Marissa Darling, Jessica Eavenson, Hailey Grotte, Janessa Long, Mercedes Mehr, Megan Michael, Paige Peerenboom, Brandan Sharp, and Rebecca Strizver

Middle School Division

First Place:
The Hall by Tracy Mullinax
Second Place:
Infection by Erin Van Natta
Third Place:
Mystic War by Ella Hoheisel
Honorable Mention:
Yanni Belousov, Mimi Burchell, Rylee Fehr, Shekinah Ford, Susan Hong, Jazmin Rosebrook, and Dianna Suverly