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Congratulations to NDA Scholastic Writing Award Recipients

Posted by Jane Kleier on Sunday, February 02, 2014 in NDA News, Academics, English
Congratulations to NDA Scholastic Writing Award Recipients Mark Twain said that the difference between the right word and almost the right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.  That idea is not lost on the NDA authors whose pieces won 26 Gold Keys, 32 Silver Keys and 51 Honorable Mentions in the Scholastic Art and Writing Compe...
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NDA Senior Places First in Secretary of State Essay Contest

Posted by Jane Kleier on Friday, March 22, 2013 in NDA News, Academics, English
NDA Senior Places First in Secretary of State Essay Contest Congratulations to NDA senior, Megan Beischel on her First Place win in the Secretary of State’s 24th Annual Essay Contest. Megan wrote a 600 word essay on the question of whether or not there should be a mandatory voting law for American voters in the competition. Megan wrote the essay for he...
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NDA Students Recognized at 2013 Scholastic Writing Awards

Posted by Jane Kleier on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 in NDA News, Academics, English
Congratulations to our English Department and the many NDA students who were recognized in the 2013 Scholastic Writing Awards. Check out the complete list of this year's winners: 2013 SCHOLASTIC WRITING AWARDS

NDA Student's Award-WInning Writing Featured on the Scholastic Awards' Website

Posted by Jane Kleier on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 in NDA News, Academics, English
NDA Student's Award-WInning Writing Featured on the Scholastic Awards' Website Szofia Komaromy-Hiller's Scholastic Award-winning writing, In That Case, I’ll Stick to Politics, is currently featured on the Scholastic Awards' website: http://www.artandwriting.org. A Home Page slider bar was recently added to the website in order to provide an opportunity to showcase A...
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NDA Junior Wins MLK Essay Contest

Posted by Jane Kleier on Thursday, January 17, 2013 in NDA News, Academics, English
Congratulations to NDA Junior Abigail Martin whose essay honoring Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. was selected as the best from the group of Diocesan students who participated. Abigail read her essay, titled "Change" at a special prayer service commemorating Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. at the ...
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