Adaeze Lenora Anyaosah, of Brookline, was awarded Stage 3 honors for her participation within the twenty first annual Massachusetts Letters About Literature program.
Massachusetts Middle for the Guide introduced the 2021 High Honor and Honors scholar writers in its flagship program for younger individuals. This studying and writing initiative invitations college students from grades 4 to 12 to jot down letters to authors in regards to the books which have had profound results on them. The scholar honorees had been celebrated in a digital awards occasion on Could 19.
The Middle receives hundreds of letters from all corners of the commonwealth every year. The High Honor and Honors college students characterize the highest 1% of this 12 months’s submissions to the twenty first annual program in Massachusetts.
Senator Edward J. Kennedy, 1st Middlesex, Senate chairperson of the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts and Cultural Growth, supplied the legislative welcome to the honored college students, households and lecturers in attendance. In addressing the scholars, Kennedy referred to the Massachusetts Structure and its hyperlink between the written phrase and civil society.
“It’s my job to help the written phrase; not simply the phrases of the authors within the books you discuss but additionally your phrases, as a result of writing, at its finest, spreads the knowledge, information, and advantage which might be mandatory for a simply and equal world,” Kennedy mentioned. “Given the facility of your letters, I’m optimistic about our future.”
Sharon Shaloo, govt director of the Middle, echoed Kennedy’s tribute, acknowledging the scholars’ articulate and highly effective reflections.
“This program is on the core of our mission,” Shaloo mentioned. “Congratulations to those gifted scholar writers, and thanks to the households and lecturers for supporting the bridge between houses and colleges in supporting lifelong literacy.”
The Massachusetts Middle for the Guide, chartered because the Commonwealth Affiliate of the Middle for the Guide within the Library of Congress, is a public-private partnership charged with growing, supporting and selling cultural programming that advances the reason for books and studying and enhances the outreach potential of Massachusetts public libraries.
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