GCHS Writing Contest

GCHS is holding a student writing contest! Check out the details below and the posters around the school for more information. Enter for your chance to achieve fame and fortune.

gchs_writingcontest_posterRules & Guidelines:

  1. Contestants must be current students of GCHS.
  2. Submissions can be:
    a) poetry in any style or theme
    b) a true story or personal essay
    c) a short fictional story
    d) song lyrics
  3. Contestants must agree to let their submissions be included in the 2014-2015 GCHS yearbook and posted on the GCHS website.
  4. The submissions must be original works that have not been previously published
  5. The winning entries will receive the following prizes:
First prize –   a $50.00 Chapters gift certificate and a FREE copy of the
                         GCHS yearbook
Second prize – a $25.00 Chapters gift certificate and a FREE copy of the
                           GCHS yearbook
Third prize – a FREE copy of the GCHS yearbook


  1. Each competitor is limited to three (3) submitted works total.
  2. The deadline for the contest will be MARCH 24, 2015.
  3. Judging will be blind (names hidden) by a panel of three community members based on the following criteria:
  • Entry is interesting and thought-provoking

  • Entry has a clear subject/focus

  • Entry has been edited for spelling, grammar, and mechanics as is appropriate


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