Writing Contest

Real Superheroes

Students were asked to write about someone who makes a difference in their life, in the community or in the world. What makes this person extra special? What makes them a superhero? Big and small actions make a difference—what does your superhero do?

Sponsored by the Ruth Blank Venner and Mary Jane Blank McCormick Memorial Project of the Friends of the Library through the Library Legacy Foundation. Open to kindergarten through 12th grade. Read the winning essays from our Overdrive website using Adobe Digital Editions (note that the Libby and Overdrive apps will not access these files). Or request a copy of all the winning essays by sending email to writingcontest@toledolibrary.org.

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K - 2
1st Place: Evelyn Thoma
2nd Place: Leila Harris
3rd Place: Electra Hickman

1st Place: Jenna Hussein
2nd Place: Lucy Knaggs
3rd Place: Matt Schmidt

1st Place: Amro Alshamalia
2nd Place: Paige Feldkamp
3rd Place: Amelia French

1st Place: Kayla Smith
2nd Place: Logen Love
3rd Place: Avery Thompson

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2020 Honorable Mentions

K - 2: Claire Dilley, Lily Hammerling, Tucker Knaggs, Oliver Potter, Shelby Sosbe and Aria Tipping

3-5: Henry Herman, Lauren Hoppenjans, Penny Kelleher, Jasmyn Nupp, Sophie Martin McEwan and Leah Ruhe

6-8: Titus Angel, Priscilla Chavez, Katlyn Druckenmiller, Olivia Kleshinski, Lilliana Piasecki and Sonyah Watson

9-12: Mary Eby, Vanessa Hernandez, Nolan Knisely, Amanda Kohntopp, Kylee Peart and Haley Reid

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