Scholastic AwardsApril 8, 2017
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