During the month of May, students from grades 7–12 submitted a total of 95 pieces to the creative writing contest “A letter to the prime minister” organised in cooperation between the Government Office and the Association of Estonian Language Teachers, the Association of the Teachers of Estonian as a Second Language, and the Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature.
The youngest writer was a twelve-year-old seventh-grader and the oldest a nineteen-year-old twelfth-grader. Saue Gymnasium and the Gustav Adolf Grammar School had the most participants, but the Prime Minister received letters from students across the entire country.
The jury of the creative writing contest “A letter to the prime minister” was made up of Anu Kell, Kerli Rhede, llmar Tomusk, Kaja Sarapuu, Ivika Hein, Maarja Vaino, Tiina Brock, Ingrid Prees, Madis Päts, Jelena Moisejeva, and Jelena Teder.
The jury selected 18 award-winning letters and three special nominations. The results are available here.