Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have an impressive legacy dating back to 1923 and a noteworthy roster of past winners including Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Lena Dunham, Zac Posen, Robert Redford and Joyce Carol Oates.The Awards are an important opportunity for students to be recognized for their creative talents. Each year, the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers partners with more than 100 visual and literary-arts organizations across the country to bring The Awards to local communities. Teens in grades 7 through 12 can apply in 28 categories of art and writing for the chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited or published.

2013 marks the 90th anniversary of the Awards, and this year’s program attracted more participants than ever before. The Awards received more than 230,000 submissions in 28 categories. This year, as in previous years, National Medalists are honored onstage during this special ceremony at the world-famous Carnegie Hall. For the first time ever, we are able to enjoy a live webcast of the ceremony from Carnegie Hall.This year The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards received over 230,000 submissions, Only 1% received National recognition. We are privileged to have 2013 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National MedalistRebecca Konterepresenting our school with her Printmaking piece, "Rose Window".

The webcast is streamed live and will begin promptly at
6:00pm EST onFriday, May 31st
For viewing, go to
Please note that the webcast cannot be recorded or re-broadcast.
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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 2014
National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 2014

Our students were among the talented artists and writers in grades 7-12 who submitted over 3100 art entries and 1500 writing entries to the 2014 competition. Seniors, Jasmin Frangos earned an award of Silver Key and two Honorable Mentions, Fox Nicely earned a Silver Key and Cassie Birtley earned an Honorable Mention for her portfolio.

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