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Congrats to Winners of Writing Contest #237

Congrats to Winners of Writing Contest #237 Congratulations to the winners of our most recent writing contest, who sent letters with opinion and advice for the authors of YCteenmag.org. The winners hail from California, Florida and New Jersey. Thank you to all the teens who took the time to write and to the educators who encouraged their youth to submit their entries.

Read the winning essays
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Two YCteen Writers Receive Prestigious Award

Two <i>YCteen</i> Writers Receive Prestigious Award YCteen writers Jovani Hernandez and Mario Sanchez were both awarded Posse Scholarships. Jovani will attend Franklin and Marshall College. Mario will attend Lafayette College.

Both writers were also named semifinalists in the prestigious 2017 New York Times College Scholarship Program.

Mario writes, “Because I was involved with YCteen, I was able to show the Posse Foundation that I was capable of being a talented writer. The fact that my writing has been published a couple of times is beyond believable.”
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YCteen Fall Writing Internship

YCteen Fall Writing Internship If you're a New York City teen and you like the idea of writing stories that will help your peers, YCteen may be the place for you.

Applications for our Fall Internship are due on September 29th.

Click here for info and to apply
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