CORNWALL, Ontario – The Cornwall Goslings Initiative have picked the three winners for their latest writing challenge.
This challenge for six to 14-year-olds challenged writers to think about Cornwall’s future.
“The topic is Cornwall’s Future 2041, a fictional writing challenge where kids will answer the question; what is our town like in twenty years from now? How have we changed as a community, how have we stayed the same? How have parks/schools/businesses/housing/etc altered in the last two decades? The sky’s the limit for what they want to write about, as long it pertains to the future of our city,” reads a statement from Cornwall Goslings.
After reading all the entries, the winners were Elliot (7), who has a vision of a very eco-friendly and technologically advanced city, without losing its sense of community. Lydia, who has a vision of a better transportation infrastructure, and creating more exciting opportunities for tourism; and Sarah, who has a vision of a growing population, and the addition of different types of restaurants, sports, schooling, to accommodate everyone.
The winners of the writing challenge each received a $50 Chapters gift card among many more prizes.
The Cornwall Goslings Initiative will be running a Reading Challenge in January, and another writing challenge shortly after that. For more information on these challenges https://www.facebook.com/CornwallGosling/