By Ike Ezugwu.

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The Season Three of Rising Star Writing Competition takes off on April 1, 2018 and ends on May 30, 2018. According to the Project Coordinator of the programme and Chief executive officer of The Writers Corner, Uche Udoji (Mrs.), this year’s competition promises to be the biggest and the best, as more prizes are to be won in the different categories and more schools participating. “Fantastic prizes shall also be awarded to winners emerging from short story and poem entries in each of the categories. This doubles the number of winners in both categories – primary and secondary”, she said.

The Rising Star Writing Competition and Awards is an annual children creative writing competition and awards organized by The Writers Corner Lagos in collaboration with Vuvuzela Communication Limited to help to develop children’s creative writing skills while rewarding the winning entries with fantastic prizes. Each entry should either be a poem or a short story, exploring the theme “Family is Everything.” The word limit for a poem is 200 while that of a short story is 600 words. There shall be separate prizes for the two class categories and in both genres (poems and short stories).

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PRIZES:

Prizes to be won are:

Junior Category (6 -1 1 Years)

First Prize: A laptop, Certificate of Awards and Books.

Second Prize: A TV set, Certificate of Awards and Books.

Third Prize: An Android Phone, Certificate of Awards and Books.

Honourable Mention: A TV set, Certificate of Awards and Books.

Senior Category (12 – 16 Years)

First Prize: A Laptop, Certificate of Awards and Books.

Second Prize: A TV set, Certificate of Awards and Books.

Third Prize: An Android Phone, Certificate of Awards and Books.

Honourable Mention: A TV set, Certificate of Awards and Books.

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified children are to obtain Entry Forms with N2, 000 per entry from their various schools or download form from www.thewriterscorner.com.ng  and pay N2, 000 (Two Thousand Naira Only) into our Diamond Bank Account: The Writers Corner; Account Number 0070918022. After payment, the child is required to mail the following to risingstarwritingawards@gmail.com, name, age and date of birth, address, contact phone numbers, contact e-mail address, name/address of your school, grade/class and indicate the nature of entry (short story or poem).

*****Click to download FORM here.

Form for Season Three

Rising Star Writing Competition is being sponsored by Greenlife Pharmaceuticals and Bank of Industry.

SCHOOLS THAT HAVE PARTICIPATED:

Notable schools that have participated in the competition include: Corona Schools, Ikoyi-Lagos, St. Saviours School, Ikoyi-Lagos; Starville College, Abuja; Livingsprings Schools, Awoyaya, Lagos; Yaba College Of Technology Secondary School, Lagos; Louisville College, Ijebu-Itele, Ogun; Starville School, Abuja; Temple Preparatory School, Ilupeju, Lagos; The Fountain School, Surulere, Lagos; Corona School Ikoyi, Lagos; Greenspring School  Anthony Lagos, Corona School Gbagada, Lagos; Demmykitties School, Surulere; Louisville Girls High School, Ijebu Itele, Ogun;  Princenton College, Surulere, Lagos; Breakthrough Academy, Ojodu- Akute, Ogun; School Masters Academy, Ajah, Lagos; Winners International School, Nkpor – Onitsha; The Fountain School Adelabu Surulere; Valuespring College, Okota-Lagos; Phenom Premier Language School, Asaba ; Universal Messiah Schools- Lagos ; Sparking Minds Edu-Center, Ilupeju-Lagos ; Seed of Knowledge School Okota, Lagos.

 

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By Ike Ezugwu. The Season Three of Rising Star Writing Competition takes off on April 1, 2018 and ends on May 30, 2018. According to the Project Coordinator of the programme and Chief executive officer of The Writers Corner, Uche Udoji (Mrs.), this year’s competition promises to be the biggest...