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2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards go to creative students

The annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are a prestigious honor for creative students in grades 7-12 and the nation’s largest source of scholarships for young artists and writers. The Art Academy of Cincinnati coordinated the 2021 regional competition for Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeastern Indiana. Gold key recipients go on to compete for national medals.

In art:

From Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

  • Alan Na, silver key in Photography for “Perched”

Morton Middle School

  • Clover Hadden, honorable mention in Fashion for “Purple Dress with Yellow Corset”

In writing:

From Lafayette High School

  • Zoya Abbas, honorable mention in Personal Essay & Memoir for “Growing Up Bi-Religious”
  • Anna Ackerman, gold key in Science Fiction & Fantasy for “The Perfect Storm”; silver in Personal Essay & Memoir for “Honeysuckle & Walnuts”; honorable mention in Personal Essay & Memoir for “Where My Soul Should Be”; gold key in Writing Portfolio for “Catching the Solar System …”
  • Shayda Alsalihi, gold in Flash Fiction for “Morning Observations”
  • Elke Coenders, gold in Personal Essay & Memoir for “Between the Boxes”; honorable mention in Dramatic Script for “Shangri-La”; honorable mention in Flash Fiction for “An Authentic Persian Rug”; silver in Writing Portfolio for “Someone Else’s Shoes”
  • Devyn Fleming, gold in Poetry for “Etymon”; silver in Flash Fiction for “After Cleaning the Kitchen”; honorable mention in Personal Essay & Memoir for “Baked”; honorable mention in Writing Portfolio for “Forgotten Curiosities”
  • Vanesa Medina-Santiago, honorable mention in Personal Essay & Memoir for “Recall My Words”
  • Hannah Schadler, honorable mention in Flash Fiction for “Memories”
  • Trinity Taylor, honorable mention in Science Fiction & Fantasy for “Grocery Dash”
  • Manya Tiwari, gold in Personal Essay & Memoir for “Kal’s Anthem”
  • Logan Ward, honorable mention in Flash Fiction for “Things to Know about Melinda”

From Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

  • Wenbo Fan, honorable mention in Flash Fiction for “Even Rain Glistens When It Falls”
  • Emily Hu, silver in Personal Essay & Memoir for “Within the Old Family Album”
  • Yasin Khan, honorable mention in Personal Essay & Memoir for “Statistics”
  • Daksha Pillai, silver in Short Story for “Otto Nguyen”; honorable mention in Poetry for “The Teenage Mysteries”

From Opportunity Middle College / Bryan Station High School

  • Jasmine Stone, silver in Science Fiction & Fantasy for “Timeless”

 

(Posted Jan. 14, 2021)

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