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Scary Story Contest 2016

The winners of the Scary Story Contest have been announced! Conquering their horror, judges sifted through more than 200 entries, eventually choosing the best three in one category, and the best four in the other.
Click the links below to read the stories:

11 to 14 age category:

1st place: Red Paint
by Kristin Lo, Coquitlam, age 14

2nd place: A Man's Best Friend
by Rachel Nguyen, Coquitlam, age 14

3rd place: Greg
by Yuwen Zhang, Coquitlam, age 14

15 to 18 age category:

1st place: A Picture of Elegance
by Teraya Tetu, Coquitlam, age 17

2nd place: Sleep Paralysis
by Mary Cabaluna, Coquitlam, age 16

3rd place: Playtime
by Moay Sakata, Port Coquitlam, age 16

Honourable Mention: Ineffable
by Brenna Ritchie, Coquitlam, age 17

Winners won gift cards, and some entries were published in the Tri City News (paper edition, and online).

If you have questions about the Scary Story Contest, please feel free to e-mail librarian Chris Miller at cmiller@coqlibrary.ca, or call 604-554-7339.

The Scary Story Contest is a partnership between Coquitlam Public Library, the Port Moody Public Library and the Tri-City News.


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Coquitlam, BC
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Coquitlam, BC
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