Sierra Cast wins writing contest



GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Sierra Cast of Bar Harbor recently placed third in the Simon’s Rock 2016 Leslie Sander Writing Contest, sponsored in conjunction with the college’s tutoring and writing center.

Cast, a sophomore, entered her essay “The Green Sea” into the contest’s personal essay category. The annual contest, a memorial to alum Leslie Sander ’87, celebrates the achievements of our gifted writers. A panel of faculty and staff judges each category entry.

Cast entered college after completing the 11th grade at Mount Desert Island High School.

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