ncteKudos to Bergen County Academies fine young writers listed below for receiving the NCTE Achievement Award.

  • Catherine Park and Katherine Vandermel both achieved certificates of Superior Writing in the National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Awards in Writing. This distinction was offered to only 14 writers in NJ
  • And some more wins from Katherine Vandermel:
    • 1st place, Hunger Mountain’s International Young Writers Prize
    • 1st place, Columbia University Press’s Annual High School Poetry Contest
    • Shortlist, the 2020 Hippocrates Young Poets Prize for Poetry and Medicine


Faculty advisor:  Mr. Richard Weems