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Writing Contest Winners "Open Topic" 2013-2014

We are excited to announce the winners of our writing contest, “Open Topic”, for the 2013-2014 school year. Our contests have become very popular with our teachers and students, and the response has been gratifying for all. We have received over 2000 short stories! It certainly has made the selection process very difficult. All of you are to be commended for your writing. Following are three teachers and three students that were chosen to receive the contest prizes:
Teacher - 1st Place - Connie Laws, Marymount School of New York, New York, New York
Teacher - 2nd Place - Patrick Meehan, Louise R Johnson MS of International Studies, Bradenton, FL
Teacher – 3rd Place - James G. Fabiano, Newmarket Jr/Sr High School, Newmarket, NH
Student – 1st Place - Maria Guseva, McDowell Intermediate HS, Millcreek, PA, Grade 9, nominating teacher - Mr. Kocher
Student – 2nd Place - Isabella McLeod, Gardiner Middle School, Oregon City, OR, 7th grade, nominating teacher – Keyla Santiago
Student - 3rd place - Marissa Spatz, Auburndale Middle/High School, Auburndale, WI, 7th grade, nominating teacher - Sheila Cherney
Congratulations to all for a job well-done. As a reminder to students, be sure to return your Student Biography form to the Academy as soon as possible. You will receive a Scholarship Application to complete and return to the Academy for consideration of an educational cash grant.





2013 Spring Short Story Contest Winners

The United States Achievement Academy is pleased to announce the winners of our short story contest, “The Best Field Trip Ever”..

  • 1st place - Walter Browne, Eastern Regional High School, Voorhees, NJ
  • 2nd place - Bobbie Jo Tate, Sheep Harney Elementary School, Elizabeth City, NC
  • 3rd place - Dan Duhon, Selwyn College Preparatory School, Denton, TX

  • 1st place - Madison Jackson, Solon High School, Solon, OH
  • 2nd place - Natalie DeLeon, Erick High School, Erick, OK
  • 3rd place - Nicholas Tsoutsos, Fort Caroline Middle School, Jacksonville, FL



Congratulations to the winners! Thanks to all who participated.