Fifth-graders win honors in Will McDonough Writing Contest
Four Tenacre fifth-graders were honored for their essays in the 2020 Will McDonough Writing Contest. One Tenacre student earned first place, and three earned honorable mention. Every member of the fifth-grade class at Tenacre submitted a 400-word essay to the contest as part of a class writing assignment.
The Will McDonough Writing Contest, named in honor of the legendary Boston Globe sportswriter, takes place every year. In 2020, more than 1,100 students from across New England participated in the contest. The winners are chosen by Globe Sports Editors. The contest is open to all students in grades 4 through 12.