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Two US students win Scholastic Writing Awards
Two US students win Scholastic Writing Awards

Two Upper School students have won regional Scholastic Writing Awards. Ruth Kramer '18 won two Gold Key awards for her poem, "Pink and Blue" and a short story entitled, "Hair." Her two Gold Key works are now entered in the national competition. Sylvia Nica '20 won a Silver Key award for her prose piece, "Up in The Air." Congratulations to Ruth and Sylvia!

It was previously announced that 31 CCDS students won regional Scholastic Art Awards. Fourteen award winners are now entered in national competition.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the most prestigious competition for creative teens in grades 7-12 in the nation. Past winners include Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, Whoopie Goldberg, and Richard Avedon. The competition is over 90 years old. The Scholastic Awards recognize the exceptional vision of our nation's youth, and provide a singular opportunity for students to be noticed for their creative talents.


Ruth Kramer '18 and Sylvia Nica '20