Congratulations to seven middle and upper school creative writing students on earning recognition in the 2019 Mid-Carolina Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Competition. The group earned two Gold Keys and five Honorable Mention awards. The Gold Key winners will advance to the national judging in New York City, that includes junior Grace Gao's short story, The Receding Figure, and senior Claire Burch's personal essay, Inspiration.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is administered by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers and is the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for student achievement in the visual arts and creative writing in the United States.
Middle School Winners
|Rachel Baker, grade 7||Honorable Mention||Science Fiction/Fantasy||The Gloves|
|Cate Darling, grade 8||Honorable Mention||Short Story||Challenging Reality|
Upper School Winners
|Nathan Brannon, senior||Honorable Mention||Memoir||Itadakimasu [I humbly receive]|
|Claire Burch, senior||Gold Key||Personal Essay||Inspiration|
|Elizabeth Davisball, sophomore||Honorable Mention||Critical Essay||School Shootings and Gun Laws|
|Grace Gao, junior||Gold Key||Short Story||The Receding Figure|
|Maggie Porter, senior||Honorable Mention||Memoir||Headaches and Hope|