The Boca Raton Branch National League of American Pen Women celebrated the creative writing talent of three Florida High School seniors in an award ceremony on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Delray Beach Golf Club.
Kyrstal Bogle and Arielle Matthews, who attend after school programs at the Milagro Center in Delray Beach, Florida, won an essay competition sponsored by the Boca Raton Pen Women. Both young women will attend college in the Fall and plan to use their award grants for their education.
Alexandra J. Monte won The Marlene Klotz Achievement Award for her essay, If Dreams Come True. This special grant was generously sponsored by Boca Raton Pen Woman Marlene Klotz and the Boca Raton Pen Women. Ms. Monte plans to major in creative writing at college.
Following a celebratory luncheon with the Boca Pen women and guests, the students read their winning essays and accepted their awards.