ICC MAIN CENTER FLEX ESSAY CONTEST / WRITING WORKSHOP - 9TH TO 12TH GRADE
Description
FLEX College Prep® and India Community Center Proudly Present: An Essay Contest & Writing Workshop

Win a Summer Experience with The Stanford Daily! Earn College Scholarship Awards!

Students from grades 6-12 will hone their writing skills in a supportive academic environment. Professional writing teachers, including one of this year’s PEN America Literary Award winners, Yoon Choi, create a dynamic and fun environment to discuss various current event topics, learn to write persuasively, and draft essays.

Students will be given a topic to write about. This experience will be a great way for writers at all levels (from the beginner to the most accomplished) to improve their writing skills in a low-pressure environment.

Wordsmith your way into an unforgettable summer experience with the journalism team at The Stanford Daily, the independent, student-run newspaper of Stanford University.



Featured Instructors

9th-12th Grade: Yoon Choi, FLEX HeadStart English & Writing, Program Director
Winner of the PEN/Robert W Bingham Prize
Guest Writing Lecturer at Stanford, USC, State University of NY, Chapman University and more
Stanford University Stegner Writing Fellow
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Instructor and Curriculum Developer


6th-8th Grade: Dr. Henry Rownd, FLEX College Prep Principal Instructor
B.A. from Carleton College & PhD from Stanford University
Teaching Subjects: AP English Language Composition, College Essay, and Creative Writing

2-Hour Workshop

1st Hour: Instruction
2nd Hour: Writing


Middle School Prizes

1st: $200 Scholarship + Workshop*

2nd: $150 Scholarship + Workshop*

3rd: $100 Scholarship + Workshop*

3 Runners-Up: Workshop*

* Summer Writing Workshop with Dr. Henry Rownd



High School Prizes

Grand Prize: Stanford Daily Experience + $200 Scholarship + Workshop*

1st: $150 Scholarship + Workshop*

2nd: $100 Scholarship + Workshop*

3 Runners-Up: Workshop*

* Summer Writing Workshop with Yoon Choi



All participants will receive a Writing Guidebook and Certificate of Completion.

This is a unique opportunity for students to work with world-class instructors including Ms. Yoon Choi, 2022 PEN America Literary Award winner. Share the opportunity with aspiring writers in grades 6-12!

For more information, email youthprograms@indiacc.org or call 408-934-1130
Code:
43347
Location:
ICC, 525 Los Coches Street, Milpitas
Dates:
5/21/2022 9:00 AM - 5/21/2022 11:00 AM
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ages:
Ages 13 - 16
Cost:
$50.00
Availability:
Registration is no longer available
Discounts
ICC MAIN CENTER FLEX ESSAY CONTEST / WRITING WORKSHOP
Early Bird Offer $25 OFF, valid through May 7th, 2022
$25.00