Eudora Welty House and Garden Hosts Scholastic Writing Awards Ceremony

On Sunday afternoon the Eudora Welty House and Garden was pleased to host the awards ceremony for the Scholastic Writing Awards.

How appropriate to hold an event honoring young writers in the garden of one of Mississippi’s most loved authors…

Scholastic Writing Awards Ceremony in the Eudora Welty garden

Author and Eudora Welty Foundation Board member, Margaret McMullan, gave the keynote address…

Scholastic Writing Awards Ceremony in the Eudora Welty garden

Margaret, a Mississippi native, is a professor of English at the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana.  She serves on the national Eudora Welty Foundation Board and is the author of six books as well as numerous essays and short stories.

As the awards were being presented I was pleased to see children of dear friends receiving state and national awards…

Scholastic Writing Awards

It was a beautiful afternoon for the ceremony which was made so much more meaningful by being held on the lawn of the Eudora Welty Garden!

You know it is one of our favorite spots…

Cammie in the Welty garden

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Comments

  1. Jeanne Luckett says:

    Marsha,
    Thank you for featuring the Scholastic Writing Awards ceremony on your blog. As always, you have captured the essence of this special occasion. The love and time you devote to remembering Eudora are so inspirational. And so is your entire blog– not to mention beautiful! You are a treasure.
    Jeanne

    • mnestorc@aol.com says:

      Thank you for such kind words Jeanne. I appreciate your friendship and all you do for the Welty Foundation. Thanks as always for reading along with me!