TREASURE COAST – High school students in Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties are invited to participate in the annual Creative Writing Contest hosted by the English/Communications/Modern Languages Department at Indian River State College (IRSC). The deadline to submit entries is Thursday, Feb. 21.

Contestants can enter one of three categories: short stories, one-act plays or poems. Awards are presented by category for each grade level, and seniors will be eligible to win one of two IRSC scholarships. All winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony March 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship on the IRSC Main Campus in Fort Pierce.

For entry guidelines and additional information, contact Professor Suchismita Banerjee at or 772-462-7666.

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