Six Word Story Contest

Update 3/10/16: We received a lot of great stories and we have a winner!  The winning story is:

Degree earned, job obtained, donations welcome

There were also four honorable mentions:

CSN: Cultivating the genius of tomorrow

Once coyote, now head of company

Social and individual success through innovation

Introducing first floating campus: CSN Aerial 

Thanks to everyone that participated!

Update 3/7/16: Entries are now closed, but we will be announcing this year’s winner later this week. Stay tuned!

Rumor has it Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to write a story with only six words. He wrote:

For sale: baby shoes, never worn.

In celebration of Nevada Reading Week (February 29-March 4), you can write a six-word vision for CSN’s future for a chance to win a $20 bookstore gift card. Small runner-up prizes awarded to the top 5 stories. Enter at any CSN campus library, post to Twitter #6wordCSN16 or send via Facebook message on our Facebook page (

Deadline for submissions is Friday, March 4th.