HF Park District LB Sept 1 – Sept 30 2019

Charlotte McManus, an incoming senior at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, has won regional and national awards in a 2020 Scholastic Writing Award competition.

Charlotte McManus

Her 500-word short fiction piece won a Gold Key Chicago regional honor from Writopia Lab and the story won a Gold Medal in the National American Voices Medal Awards. Both the regional and national congratulatory celebrations were held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Charlotte enjoys writing and had composed the piece she titled “Mercury,” but not for a class assignment. She wrote the work after reading an . . .

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