Rising senior Jessica Lin has been recognized for her piece “The Road to Pieces,” contributed to the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. Lin was awarded the national silver medal in the 2011 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition. The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify “teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talent and bring their remarkable work to a national audience.”
Lin can now count herself among distinguished company; the Alliance has recognized the work of many young artists who went on to become extremely successful, including revolutionaries such as Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote and Robert Redford. Out of the thousands of submissions it receives every year, the alliance has chosen to recognize Lin for her creativity, and so do we … congratulations!