Fourteen outstanding young Dallas ISD authors attend world mystery convention

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It’s no mystery that Dallas ISD has outstanding young authors.

Fourteen students attended an Oct. 31 luncheon at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention after being named finalists by the Reading Language Arts Department in a mystery-writing competition. World-renowned mystery writer James Patterson served as the keynote speaker, and Dallas ISD students will see their work published in Bouchercon’s Teen Anthology.

The Dallas ISD finalists are:

Name Current Campus
Estechia Dominguez W.T. White High School
Amelia Nickle Hillcrest High School
Auner Lucero Hillcrest High School
Noe Mata School of Science and Engineering
Brooke Liu School for the Talented & Gifted
Patricia McDonald Woodrow Wilson High School
Alexandra Castaneda School for the Talented & Gifted
Eleanor “Ellie” Laird Woodrow Wilson High School
Sophie Blitz School for the Talented & Gifted
Alexa Carreon School for the Talented & Gifted
Myrlande Gelin-Salinas Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School
Marissa Arana Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School
Camille Barker Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School
Yire Cortes Young Women’s STEAM Academy at Balch Springs MS

 

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