St. Mary’s Dominican High School seniors Ellen Darcey and Cadence Jackson, and junior Gabrielle Marcello are among the October/November National English Honor Society (NEHS) Flash Fiction Contest Winners: Six-Word Stories. Any member from an active chapter, student or advisor, may submit original flash fiction based on this round’s theme of “six-word stories.” A six-word story is a complete story told in just six words. Their entries were “Birthday Flowers” by Ellen Darcey; “The Burden of Grief” by Cadence Jackson; “The Optimist” by Gabrielle Marcello. The students are members of Dominican’s Veritas Chapter of the NEHS.
Founded and sponsored by Sigma Tau Delta, NEHS is the only international organization exclusively for high school students and faculty who, in the field of English, merit special note for past and current accomplishments. Members of Dominican’s Veritas Chapter of the NEHS must have a 3.75 average in English and a 3.5 GPA. Dominican’s Veritas Chapter head moderator is Kristin Thomas and co-moderator is Charlene Ford.
7 responses to “Dominican Students Among NEHS Flash Fiction Contest Winners”
It is amazing that they can tell such an emotional story in just six words. Much insight for such young hearts – they give me hope.
Very profound stories. Creative and fully human.
Many blessings as you continue your journey as writers!
Sister Cathy Arnold
I loved the six word stories. What a creative exercise!
Even a few words can convey a story line.
Thanks so much for sharing.
WOW! Thanks for sharing your powerful messages in just six words! What a gift!
These six word stories are profound and moving. Thank you. And a remembrance in prayer of gratitude for the gifts of these students.
Yes! Can you share the stories with us? Congratulations to the students and their teachers!
I would Love to read those three stories.