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Student Article Published in ADN

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As part of her Gifted Mentorship, West High School student Allison Barnwell’s opinion article was published by the Alaska Dispatch News. The Gifted Mentorship program is for the exceptional 11th and 12th grade high school student who has the self-discipline and interest to pursue independent study under the direction of a professional/ expert in a field of great interest to the student. We're proud our students are getting involved in community issues.

Creative Writing Contest

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The Alaska Center for the Book invites students and writers of all ages to submit their best writing in the 35th Creative Writing Contest sponsored by the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Dispatch News. The deadline is Feb. 10. For prize listings, contest rules, electronic submission instructions, and the entry form, visit the contest's website. Winning entries are awarded cash prizes and are announced in the Alaska Dispatch News. Selected entries are published in the Alaska Dispatch News' print and electronic editions and on LitSite Alaska.