Writing on the theme of ‘Reflection’, the winners in the Intermediate and Senior sections of the Rotary Young Writer competition were both from Oswestry School. From approximately 400 entries, Rachel Roberts was judged winner in the Seniors and Noah Kynaston-Evans was the Intermediate winner. The entries were submitted to the Rotary’s national competition, where they were both highly commended.
Along with her certificate, Rachel was presented with the John Cranwell Young Writer Award for the best local entry to the competition. The late Rotarian was a founder member of Borderland Rotary and, following his death in 2014, fellow members decided to offer an annual award that would recognise young people for their creative writing skills.
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