Madagascar

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  • Peace Corps Country since 1993
  • Write On! Competition participant 2015-Present
  • 1 International Winner
  • Fun Fact: Over 90% of the flora and fauna found in Madagascar is native to only Madagascar.

 

2016 National Winners

    • 11th Grade
      “You can become a character on any TV show but you can never come back to the real world. Would you do it? What show would you enter? Why?”
    • 12th Grade
      “You, the captain of a large ship, are heading towards an island. On your ship is a crew of eight sailors. Once you are one hundred miles from the island, your ship hits a rock and can now only support you and two other sailors. How do you convince six sailors to jump ship?”
    • 1st Year University
      “. There are two boxes in a room. Inside one box is the best thing in life, inside the other box, the worst. What is in each of the two boxes? Describe them.”
    • 2nd Year University
      “You find a book in the library that has no writing in it. But when you speak, writing appears on the pages to reply to you. What do you talk about?”
    • 4th Year University
      “One day you were driving your car when you avoided hitting a squirrel on the road. Unknown to you, the squirrel pledged to save your life. Now, in your time of need, the squirrel arrives. What happens?”
    • Professional | International Winner
      “As you die, you travel down the bright tunnel and then everything turns black. That’s when you hear it: “Greetings, Prisoner 11384. You have served your sentence. You are free to go.” What happens next?”

 

2015 National Winners

    • 10th Grade
      “You invent a new kind of medicine. What does it cure? What are the side effects?”
    • 11th Grade
      “You snap your fingers once and your best friend appears beside you. You snap your fingers again and you are both transported to your favorite place. What happens when you snap your fingers again?”
    • 12th Grade 
      “If you were given the opportunity to travel the rest of your life, but under the condition that you cannot return to your home, would you take it? Why?”
    • 1st Year University
      “You have the ability to create a brand new world. What kind of world would you create?”
    • 3rd Year University 
      “You are the only librarian in a secret underground library used by the most important people in the world. Who are they? What do they read? How do you interact with them?”
    • 4th Year University
      “If you could meet with any world leader for one day, who would it be and what would you talk to them about?”
    • Professional 
      “You have the ability to redefine society’s image of beauty. What does the world now consider beautiful?”
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