2016 NLC Writing Award Winners

NLC: Writing Awards

To read the award winning works, click here.

Grand Prize Winner:

Zane Smith-Rhyne, Utah Schools for the Deaf

High School Poetry:

1st place- Rebecca Gunitoli, Texas School for the Deaf

2nd place- Dalinee Vang, Sheboygan North High School
HM- Zane Smith-Rhyne, Utah Schools for the Deaf

Middle School Poetry:

1st place- Justina Miles, Maryland School for the Deaf
2nd place- Talia Boren, California School for the Deaf, Fremont
Honorable Mention- Noah Ziegler, Aurora Middle School

High School Creative Writing: 
1st place- Zane Smith-Rhyne, Utah Schools for the Deaf
2nd place- Hailey Burton, California School for the Deaf, Riverside
Honorable Mention- Austin Graf, New Berlin West
Honorable Mention- Makayla Hoy, Rocky Mountain Deaf School

Middle School Creative Writing: 
1st place- Courtney Bronson, California School for the Deaf, Fremont
2nd place- Ian Fraas, Illinois School for the Deaf
Honorable Mention- Jayvon Harmon, California School for the Deaf, Fremont
Honorable Mention- Jaylynn Moreno, New Mexico School for the Deaf

High School Essay:

1st place- Mya Malone, New Mexico School for the Deaf
2nd place- Dakota Ronco, California School for the Deaf, Riverside
Honorable Mention- Lillie Brown, Illinois School for the Deaf
Honorable Mention- Vergena Chee, New Mexico School for the Deaf
Honorable Mention- Jacob Stevens, New Mexico School for the Deaf

Middle School Essay:

1st place- Sabrina Firl, Maryland School for the Deaf
2nd place- Gifty Graybill, Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf

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