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Cambridge University writing award for Marshland High School student

Auguste Nakraseviciute was awarded first prize, while fellow Marshland students Kayleigh Begley, Finley Morby-Jones and Sienna Miller all achieved runner-up positions in the contest.

The short story they read is called ‘Scrimshaw’ by Eley Williams,” explained Marshland’s Head of English, Jenny Maddocks.

“It was part of the shortlist for the BBC National Short Story Award and is about the trials and tribulations of late-night testing and long-distance relationships. Students had to write an essay of between 500 and 750 words exploring individual perspectives in their chosen short story. To read more.... click here

Published: Fenland Citizen

By: Sarah Cliss

Published: 15:49, 24 July 2023