Creative Writers Earn Writing Awards

MSA’s Creative Writing had its best year yet with thirty students receiving recognition for thirty-nine pieces of writing in this year’s regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. A whopping EIGHT gold key recipients will move on to the national level of the competition! Last year Creative Writing had five Gold Key recipient students with thirty-one pieces recognized by twenty-seven writers with FIVE gold key recipients—so this was a significant improvement.

Read a sample of Gold Key recipients pieces below and check out the full, impressive list of award winners here. Congratulations to all of our talented writers!

A Spectator to Grief [excerpt]—Personal Essay/Memoir by Amara Collins
boat—poem by Zoe Csizmadia-Zinnes
Young Love—Poem by Emmerson Todd
Self Portrait—Flash Fiction by Ben Williams


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