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Student Achievements

Students Publish Stories about Home

by Memoir Mentor on January 29, 2009

Thirty-nine of my students wrote stories last spring that have been published in an anthology called A Place Called Home. All of the stories focus on some aspect of home and are organized in the book under the following categories: My Childhood Home, Playing House, A Home Away from Home, Homes through the Years, Making […]

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More Writers Win Prizes

by Memoir Mentor on May 19, 2008

Congratulations to two more of my students who each took first place awards in the Santiago Canyon College Writing Contest, open to all students of the college. Marta Sarkissian took top honors in the short story division with her story, “Reunion with Mother,” and Meada Ouzounian won first prize in the poetry division with her […]


Hats Off To…

by Memoir Mentor on March 5, 2008

I have some gifted writers in my classes. I’m not bragging; I’m just stating a fact anyone would agree with if he or she read some of the stories these students produce. Take Bonnie Copeland, Willie Walker, and Betty Nelson, for instance. When they stand and read their stories in class, we all sit a […]