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Summer Scribes
The Arts and Humanities Commission is sponsoring a Summer Youth Writing Contest, called, "Summer Scribes". The contest is open to all students (Grades 1-12) who are summer residents of the Lake Ray Hubbard area. Its purpose is to encourage and reward excellence in written communication skills. Entries are judged on originality, content, creativity, relevancy, structure and the intangible: how the work touches the reader.

Contest Theme
Build A Better World

Categories include
  • Short Story
  • Short Work (to include plays and essays)
  • Poetry

One entry allowed per participant per category. All works will be presented anonymously for judging.

Entry form

First place winners in each category will receive an award certificate from the Arts and Humanities Commission, be recognized on the Arts and Humanities Facebook page, and receive a $50.00 cash prize. Second and Third place winners in each category will receive an award certificate from the Arts and Humanities Commission and be recognized on the Arts and Humanities Facebook page.

Deadline for entries is Saturday, July 15, 2017. Entries may be mailed or delivered to the Rowlett Public Library (attention Arts and Humanities Commission). The Library is located at 5702 Rowlett Road.


4000 Main Street Rowlett, TX 75088