Havering student Shannon is success story
An exciting new chapter looks set to unfold for Havering College student Shannon Fogg.
The teenager’s big ambition to become a published author has been given a boost after her talent was recognised in a short story writing competition.
Shannon has been selected for a special award as the winner of the 12-18 category in the competition organised by Havering Council.
Her story on this year’s theme of Havering and Heritage has earned her a �50 prize.
Shannon, who has just turned 19, is studying AS and A-levels in English Literature, Culture and Communication and Law at the Havering College Ardleigh Green Campus in Hornchurch, Essex.
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The Beckton resident’s dream is to one day see her own novels in bookstores and on library shelves for everyone to read.
She is currently writing her first full length novel but the storyline is, understandably, a closely guarded secret.
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Shannon said: “I have always been a reader and writer. My mum taught me at home before I even started school. I always have three or four books on the go at any one time and will read a book I have enjoyed at least four times.”