During December of 2020, creative writers were required to submit into the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards is a national competition for artists and writers around the United States to show off their best works and compete for awards. Submissions are first entered into a regional competition where Gold Key recipients move onto Nationals. NESA creative writers were told to submit as many works as they wanted into the Southwest Region At Large Scholastic Writing Awards where writers received a multitude of awards.
Olivia Strain: Honorable Mention
Ashley Kurth: Honorable Mention
Madison Moscrip: Honorable Mention
Kaitlin Arocho: Honorable Mention
Chelsea Brown: Honorable Mention
Catherine Day: Honorable Mention
Amaryllis Martinez: Silver Key
Kaitlynn Andrews: Two Honorable Mentions and a Silver Key
Alex Charney: Two Silver Keys
Joselyn Hofer: Honorable Mention and a Gold Key
Leo Callanen: Gold Key
Congratulations to all these talented writers!