This year, our Department organized a Grade 11 and 12 English Essay Writing Competition, and now we are pleased to announce the results.
Jack Farrell, Halifax Grammar School, “Creon as a Warning of Autocracy”
Ciara Harris, J.L. Ilsley High School, “Contrasting Literary Styles in Fahrenheit 451 and Animal Farm”
Ruining Zhang, Sacred Heart School of Halifax, “Sweet Potato Nostalgia”
Evelyn Cormier, Halifax West High School, “The Birth and Destruction of Honour”
Jack Farrell won an iPad Mini as the first prize, while the writers who received an honourable mention were awarded gift certificates to a local bookstore.
The Mount English Department is pleased to highlight the work of young writers, from high school through university and beyond. We look forward to seeing participating students, their parents, and teachers at a reception in the fall.
English at the Mount
Our English courses feature small classes where students have plenty of opportunities to write with feedback from their professors, while our unique Writing Minor focuses not only on creative writing, but also on rhetoric, editing, and writing in various genres.