The Ken Newcomb Upper Falls Book Award

Book award

For the 5th year in a row the Newton Upper Falls Area Council is now accepting nominations for the Ken Newcomb Upper Falls Book Award! One Book Award shall be awarded to the high school junior from Newton Upper Falls (home address within 02464 ZIP code) who in the judgment of the members of the Newton Upper Falls Area Council best combines the following: ·

  • Contributions to the Newton Upper Falls community ·
  • Good character 
  • Good academic performance

The Book Award recipient will receive the following at a ceremony in June: ·

  • A copy of The Makers of the Mold, Ken Newcomb’s history of Newton Upper Falls
  • A $50 gift certificate to New England Mobile Book Fair

Nominations should include a short essay explaining why you or they should win the Book Award (50 words minimum). We would also like to see a short essay from the nominee on the topic: “What Upper Falls Means to Me.” Nominations can be sent to any member of the Area Council: http://www.newtonma.gov/gov/neighborhood/upper_falls/contact_us.asp
Deadline: May 15, 2019