The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers announced that 19 APS students have received recognition in the National Scholastics Art and Writing Competition.
Writing Awards - Silver Medalist
Writing Awards – Honorable Mention
- Gunston Middle School 8th grader Malina Nelson: “The Letters” (Short Story)
- Gunston Middle School 8th grader Samantha Whichard: “Dear Alexander” (Short Story)
Art Awards - American Visions Medal
- Washington-Lee High school junior Alice Bell: “Year in Review” (Personal Essay/Memoir)
- H-B Woodlawn sophomore Lucia Ferlauto: The Thinker (Photography)
To view artwork, visit our online gallery
. The Regional Scholastic Art Award Exhibit is currently on display at Central Library through Wed, March 30.
The program, currently in its 93rd year, is a national program recognizing outstanding creativity in teens and offers scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors. Teens in grades 7-12 can apply in 29 categories of art and writing for the chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited or published.
The national non-profit organization that presents the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards will honor students on Thursday, June 2nd, at a gala celebration at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Selected award recipients and high school seniors recognized with top honors will have their art exhibited at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. Selections from The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are published in the National Catalog Best Teen Writing and Spark (anthology of work by middle school students), which are distributed free of charge to schools and libraries nationwide.