ECPA's Rush To PressTyndale Novel, “Just 18 Summers,” Wins CLASS Reunion Kudos Book Award

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Albuquerque, NM –CLASSEMINARS, INC. announces the winners of the CLASS Reunion Kudos Book Contest. Winner of the Kudos Award for Nonfiction was Annie Pajcic of Florida for her book,Planted. Winner of the Fiction Category was Just 18 Summers by Rene Gutteridge from Oklahoma and Michelle Cox of North Carolina. Overall winner was Planted by Annie Pajcic.

Pajcic’s Planted is a ten-week women’s Bible study based on Psalm 1:1-3. “When your roots are deeply Planted into fellowship, love, grace, and the Word of God, you can’t help but become a beautiful strong tree with purpose. Your leaves will not wither under the stresses and storms of life.”

In Just 18 Summers Gutteridge and Cox introduce us to four families and take us on a journey as they discover how to make the most of the 18 summers before their children are grown. “As summer flies by, each of these parents must learn about guilt and grace…and when to hold on to their kids and when to let go.

CLASSEMINARS, INC. is a non profit organization training Christian communicators to share their messages with excellence. Founded over 30 years ago by Florence and Fred Littauer, CLASS, which stands for Christian Leaders, Authors, Speakers Seminars, has trained over 30,000 men and women. Many top names in the Christian speaker industry today are graduates of the CLASS program. More information about the organization can be found at

CONTACT Annie Pajcic, author of Planted at

Michelle Cox, coauthor of Just 18 Summers, at