Onkyo Braille- the UK finalists!
The deadline has now closed for the 2015 essay contest and once again the judges had a difficult task in selecting the five finalists that would represent the UK at the European level of the competition. The style of writing and the subject matter was varied and of a very high standard. For the first time this year we have included a Highly Commended category.
2015 UK finalists
You can read the essays selected to represent the UK in this year’s European final below. Winners will be announced at the end of September 2015
- Alison Brice (Word, 28 KB)
- David Groves (Word, 19 KB)
- Lewis Shaw (Word, 35 KB)
- Lyn Street (Word, 33 KB)
- Sean Randall (Word, 16 KB)
- Highly Commended – Julie Napier (Word, 20 KB)
Last Year’s Winner
Last year, 12-year-old Brandon Hulcoop, from the UK scooped up the European junior category prize and took home $1,000. Judges said Brandon’s prize-winning essay was ‘well written, to the point and smartly done’.
How to enter next years competition
We are hoping that Onkyo (A Japanese technology company) will continue to sponsor this competition. We are usually notified of their intent in the month of February. If you would like to receive notification of the competition as soon as soon as it is confirmed then please send your contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org
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