Top Student Author Essay Winner

An essay contest submission by fifth grader, Catherine N., was selected to represent St. Mark's fifth grade in the Florida Times Union's Holiday Creative Writing Contest. Her essay, "December 24th and the Power Goes Out," was selected as the top young student author. It will be published in the 12/23 issue of The Florida Times-Union, and she received a $50 prize award!

Click here to read Catherine's essay online at