As I read through the many winners of the Scholastic Writing Awards, I found myself smiling, laughing, and even crying at the honest writing done by teens across the country. It looks like this year’s winners even include some Iowans, woo!
Here is more about the award from Scholastic’s Website:
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is run by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, Inc. a not-for-profit organization that supports young artists and writers. Each year, the Awards provide the opportunity for more than 250,000 teenagers in grades 7-12 to earn regional and national honors. Graduating high school seniors who submit portfolios of their work have the opportunity to compete for more than $1.5 million in scholarships from colleges and universities across the country. Continue reading