Six grade 8 students recently won recognition in the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Nearly 1,700 works were submitted for this year’s contest, each of them evaluated by a team of novelists, editors, journalists, teachers and other professionals in various literary fields.
Students who earned recognition in this year’s contest are:
Brian Chen: Honorable mention (humor)
Connie Jiang: Silver Key (short story), two honorable mentions (short story, personal essay/memoir)
Saavi Kumar: Silver Key (critical essay)
Johnathan Mo: Honorable mention (short story)
Nicholas Wei: Silver Key (personal essay/memoir), honorable mention (short story)
Austina Xu: Gold Key (personal essay/memoir)