Congratulations to Andrew Cotton '21, Neil Dogra '21, Sarah Mackey '25, Margaret Rankin '21, and Lisa Wong ’20, who won a total of four awards and three honorable mentions from the Scholastic Art and Writing Competition, including three Gold Keys.
There are more than 340,000 art and writing entries at the regional level throughout 100 affiliates, and only 5 to 7%of those receive Gold Keys and have their work judged again for national consideration. Out of those that are judged, only about 1%receive national medals.
Congratulations to (pictured, from left): Neil Dogra '21: Gold Key in personal essay & memoir for "Remaining Pure" Margaret Rankin '21: Gold Key in short story for "Contre-Jour" Elizabeth Wong '20: Gold Key in personal essay & memoir for "Worlds Apart;" Silver Key in flash fiction for "Thursday;" and Honorable Mention in critical essay for "The Instrument of Death" Sarah Mackey '25: Honorable Mention in short story for "A Day in the Life of a Victorian Doctor" Andrew Cotton '21 (not pictured): Honorable Mention in personal essay & memoir for "She Likes Girls"
In addition to the achievements in Scholastic Writing, read about the record-setting 27 USM students who received awards from the Scholastic Art Competition.