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HB Students Win a Stunning 10 National Scholastic Writing Medals; Stephanie Kaiser '19 One of 11 in Country Honored for Writing Portfolio
Posted 03/14/2019 09:38AM

Of the 340,000 works of art and writing submitted this year to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, only about 10 percent were awarded regional Gold Key status and moved on to national judging. Of those Gold Key works, only 10 percent received national awards, and this year an incredible nine HB students have been recognized with 10 national medals in writing.

Jessica Chang '21, Stephanie Kaiser '19, Anna Keresztesy '20, Rebecca Oet '20, Sejal Sangani '20, and Vala Schriefer '19 were awarded medals in Poetry; Yardena Carmi '19, Galia Madfis '20 and Harleigh Markowitz '20 in Personal Essay/Memoir; and senior Stephanie Kaiser is one of only 11 students in the country to receive the Silver Medal with Distinction award for a Writing Portfolio. Stephanie's portfolio, Boundary, consists of poetry, personal essays, and an introductory writer's statement. She is the first HB student to receive this prestigious award. In addition to being recognized at Carnegie Hall, Stephanie will receive a $1,000 scholarship for her achievement. Stephanie has also been awarded the American Voices medal, a special best-in-region award selected by the national judges.

From the classroom to the Osborne Writing Center to our annual Young Writers and Artists Festival and forums with visiting writers, Hathaway Brown students have an unparalleled number of opportunities to develop their voices and explore the world through writing, and they take advantage of it all to produce extraordinary pieces of writing. Congratulations to all of these students and to their teachers who support and guide them in their work. 

 

At a Glance 

HB in the News Volume XXV - February 1, 2017

HB in the News Volume XXIV - October 5, 2016

HB in the News Volume XXIII - July 1, 2016

HB in the News Volume XXI - March 31, 2016

HB in the News Volume XX - December 28, 2015

HB in the News Volume XIX - September 30, 2015

HB in the News Volume XVIII - June 30, 2015

HB Honors Volume V - June 15, 2015

HB in the News Volume XVII - March 31, 2015

HB in the News Volume XVI - December 15, 2014

HB in the News Volume XV - August 28, 2014

HB Honors Volume IV - June 9, 2014

HB in the News Volume XIV - May 28, 2014

HB in the News Volume XIII - March 14, 2014

HB in the News Volume XII - December 18, 2013

HB in the News Volume XI - October 1, 2013

HB Honors Volume III - June 14, 2013

HB in the News Volume X - June 13, 2013

HB in the News Volume IX - March 12, 2013

HB in the News Volume VIII - December 17, 2012

HB in the News Volume VII - September 18, 2012

HB in the News Volume VI - June 19, 2012

HB Honors Volume II - May 31, 2012

HB in the News Volume V - April 3, 2012

HB in the News Volume IV - January 4, 2012

Innovations Volume I - September 14, 2011

HB in the News Volume III - September 8, 2011

HB in the News Volume II - June 1, 2011

HB Honors Volume I - May 19, 2011

HB in the News Volume I - March 10, 2011

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