Scholastic, with The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, recently announced the results of the 2019 National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The following students earned regional recognition for their writing in a variety of categories: Ashley Chen received an Honorable Mention in the Science Fiction/Fantasy category for “Blackouts” ; Michael DiGioacchino received a Silver Key Award in the Poetry category for “A Thousand Words” ; Avery Gordon received a Silver Key Award in the Short Story category for “The Therapist” ; Nimalashree Sivakumar received Silver Key awards in Short Story for “Borrowed Time” and “Struck so Lucky” ; Connor Stewart received a Silver Key Award in the Novel category for “E-20” and a Gold Key Award in the Short Story category for “Solitude” and an Honorable Mention in the Short Story category for “Sunshine Cruises.” Jathan Goldstein submitted artwork in the Drawing and Illustration category and we are awaiting to hear if his work was selected for recognition. As a Gold Key honoree, Connor will have an opportunity to compete at the National level and if chosen, would attend the ceremony at Carnegie Hall in May. We look forward to hearing more news about Connor’s entry in the coming months. Thank you to our English department for supporting our students' interests and talents!
Scholastic Writing Award Winners Announced
https://www.artandwriting.org/ Source: Scholastic Writing & Art Awards