Orr ’23 take home top prize at 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing competition
The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the nonprofit organization that presents the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, recently announced the national 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing awards and recognized eighth grader Josie Orr with a gold medal for her memoir. Fellow eighth-graders Nailah Archer, Nadia Borja, Audrey Ebeling, and Elsa Latrille received silver medals. Tenth grader Michala Rogers also received a silver medal for her poem, “Goldfish in a Glass.”
Nearly 340,000 works of art and writing were submitted to the 2019 Scholastic Awards. Students receiving a national medal are among the top one percent of all submissions.
Read Orr’s piece in full on the Greenwich Time website and read more about the regional Scholastic Award winners from the Middle and Upper School here.