Fifth graders earn second place and honorable mention in writing contest

Two fifth graders at Tenacre Country Day School were recognized for their essays in the 2024 Will McDonough Writing Contest, earning second place and honorable mention. The Will McDonough Writing Contest, named in honor of the legendary Boston Globe sportswriter, takes place every year. In 2024, more than 1,000 students from across New England participated in the contest. The winners are chosen by Boston Globe Sports Editors. The contest is open to all students in grades 4 through 12. Every member of the fifth-grade class at Tenacre submitted a 400-word essay to the contest as part of a class writing assignment.