Students recognized in literacy contest

Four Seattle Central students earned recognition in this year’s League for Innovation Literacy Contest. This year’s students include:

  • Tina Ngoc Nguyen, honorable mention, Essay
  • Kaitlyn Johnson, first place, Fiction
  • Kitty Slocum, honorable mention, Poetry
  • Joshua Scott, honorable mention, Poetry

First-place winners will advance to the national contest, hosted this year by Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, North Carolina, with winners announced in June. Winners and runners-up from the Seattle Colleges District will receive a cash award and a plaque to honor their accomplishments at a recognition ceremony at the Board of Trustees meeting in early June.

The League for Innovation Literary Contest gives community college students an opportunity to earn recognition for their work in four categories, including poetry, one-act play, essay or fiction.