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Front Street Writers

Those with a passion for writing gain experience and learn from experienced writers. As you hone your writing and communication skills you will enhance your employability and opportunity in any career path.


PDF DocumentFront Street Writers Summary Sheet

Please complete the CTC general enrollment application in addition to the application below.

CTC Front Street Writers program supplemental application

CORE SKILLS

  • Creative writing
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Journalism
  • Reading like a writer
  • Public speaking
  • Teamwork/employability
  • Learning/applying writing techniques
 

FUTURE CAREER OPTIONS

  • Journalist
  • Publisher/editor
  • Author/poet/playwright
  • Communications professional
  • Technical writer
  • Marketing/public relations professional
  • Teacher
  • Web/social media content writer

CERTIFICATIONS and ACADEMIC CREDIT

  • English credit
  • Postsecondary direct or articulated credit
  • Early college eligibility
  • PASSES EDGE Workplace Safety certificate
  • Visual Performing Applied Arts credit
 

SETTING STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS

Students write in several genres, give and receive feedback, conduct investigative research, and meet guest speakers. Co-op and work experiences are available for second-year students.

LEADERSHIP and SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Students have a variety of scholarship, writing competition, and publishing opportunities, including Young Playwrights Festival and National Writers Series scholarship competitions. Students can lead through the  National Technical Honor Society or student council.