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My top ten – Claudeane Marie

Claudeane Marie
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Top 10 reasons a high school senior student should enter Northern Mines BPW “Real Women” Creative Writing Competition.

1. Gain community recognition.

2. Appreciate and honor a quiet hero’s accomplishments.

3. Add a winning essay as an accomplishment on a college application.

4. Provide an opportunity to speak in public.

5. Learn to use your words to gain the a competitive edge.

6. Hone your writing skills for future success.

7. Be honored by your family for your special achievement.

8. Have your name and winning essay published in the newspaper.

9. Win money for college.

10. Attend a wonderful community event.


The Northern Mines “Real Women” creative writing competition is in its 13th year. Any high school senior student from Western Nevada County public high schools is encouraged to write about a local living woman they admire. Essay competition deadline is Feb. 10.

For more information, call 273-0257 or 272-2141.

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