GREENVILLE, S.C.–The Junior League of Greenville (JLG), Inc., recognized Charlotte Cross as the 2020 Young Women’s Writing Contest Winner at its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 19. She received a $500 scholarship award, and her winning essay was published in the Spring 2020 issue of VISIONS, the JLG’s signature magazine.
“The Junior League of Greenville is pleased to encourage young women in the Greenville community to showcase their writing and leadership skills through our annual Young Women’s Writing Contest,” said Sarah Lynne Howie, JLG President. “Charlotte’s submission outlines multiple sides of an issue, showing how important it is to listen to opinions that differ from our own. Her essay is beautifully written and so deserving of this scholarship.”
A Greenville native, Charlotte is a 16-year-old homeschool student who enjoys writing, keeping up with current events, and studying history, theology, and ethics. Her extracurricular activities include competing in speech and debate tournaments, singing for the Greenville Youth Chorale, and playing the piano. Charlotte participates in church ministry, volunteer work, and Beta Club service projects. She is currently planning for a career in law.
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