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Scholastic Awards

April 8, 2017

Awards announced

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the longest-running scholarship and recognition program for creative teens, and are presented annually by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers with generous support from Scholastic Inc.

There were 331,000 submissions and more than 2,700 works of art and writing earned a National Medal. On June 8 at Carnegie Hall in New York City students receiving top awards and their educators will be honored at a ceremony.

Congratulations to all the Maine students who submitted a work of art and to their teachers who worked with them.

The following Maine students are recognized for their submissions.

  • Taylor Worthington, grade 12, Brunswick High School, painting entitled “Touch of Pink”, Award: Gold Medal
  • Grace Roberts, grade 11, Cape Elizabeth High School, personal essay/memoir entitled “The Protagonist, Award: American Voices Medal
  • Bennett Hight, grade 12, Freeport High School, Art Portfolio entitled, “study in Fish”, Award: Silver Medal
  • Corey Boynton, grade 12, Gardiner Area High School, Film & Animation entitled “No Problems”, Award: Silver Medal
  • Alaina Bonis, grade 8, Hebron Academy, painting entitled “LoveMeRight”, Award: Silver Medal
  • Eli Clein, grade 12, Hebron Academy, Photography entitled “Luci”, Award: Silver Medal
  • Haohan Tang, grade 12, Hebron Academy, Architecture & Industrial Design entitled “Clouds”, Award: Silver Medal
  • Lizzie Dunn, grade 10, Houlton Jr. Senior High school, drawing and Illustration entitled “Jill”, Award: Silver Medal
  • Elana Fortin, grade 12, Wells High School, Photography entitled “The Light at the End, Award: Silver Medal
  • Ben Knight, grade 12, York High School, Photography entitled “Small Town Woes, Award: American Visions Medal
  • Liam Swift, grade 10, Portland, Novel Writing entitled “The Sky At 5AM, Award: Silver Medal

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