ROCKFORD — The Rockford Woman’s Club recently announced the winners of its creative writing contest.

Winners are "The Lost Cause" by Faith Jones of Jones Academy (home school), "Poser" by Aidan Rosenberg of Boylan Catholic High School, "Chains" by Jasmyn Reid of Rockford Lutheran High School, "The Modern Virago" by Nadhia Manthuruthil of Boylan, "Ode to Fire" by Joseph Alongi of Durand High School, "Wrinkled Memories" by Ellie Schneider of Hallstrom High School, "The Star Crossed Lovers" by Carina Colletti of Boylan, "In a World Of..." by Annemarie Ruzevich of Boylan; "Emotion and the Human Mind" by Annika Boone of Boylan, "Headspace" by Remington Vincent of Rockford Lutheran, "Disquiet Summer" by Adelle Raymond of Boylan and "The Territory of the Ignorant" by Zachary Lewandowski of Boylan.

Students were recognized with a monetary award and a certificate acknowledging their winning entries. Schneider was the recipient of the $1,000 Genevieve Taxon Award.

In lieu of holding the contest event April 22, the club will provide a buffet lunch for 70 essential staff members May 6.

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