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July 18, 2019

Students From Tri-Valley High Schools Win Writing Awards

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Posted: Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:00 am

Eighteen students from nine Tri-Valley high schools were recently honored for their essays, poetry and short stories that won awards in a contest sponsored by the Tri-Valley Writers, a branch of the California Writers Club. The students were recognized at a Sunday ceremony in the Livermore Library on May 19.

Keynote speaker Vidhima Shetty said, "Writing has always been something so magical to me." According to Shetty, if you are passionate and want to change the world, writing is one way to do it. Shetty is a recent graduate from California High School in San Ramon and author of the book "An Adolescent's Guide to ME/CFS: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome."

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