St. Stephen’s is pleased to announce that 13 Spartans earned recognition in the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in the Southwest Writing Region-at-Large division. Middle School and Upper School students were honored in a variety of writing categories, including novel writing, poetry, flash fiction, humor, science fiction, personal essay/memoir, short story and critical essay. Gold Key-winning entries from seniors Lauren Aung and Emma Breckwoldt, junior Kate Van Dusen, and sophomore Linda Liu will advance to the national competition.
Congratulations to these outstanding student writers for their creativity and artistic achievement!
Honorable Mention, poetry, "Colors"
Silver Key, flash fiction, "How to Survive the Third World War"
Gold Key, flash fiction, "Strange Beast"
Honorable Mention, short story "Cleaning House”
Honorable Mention, poetry, "The Love of My Father"
Gold Key, dramatic script, "The Diner"
Honorable Mention, humor piece "Slave Squirrel"
Honorable Mention, poetry, "Gossip"
Honorable Mention, poetry, "Dear Prisoner"
Silver Key, poetry, "Am I Weak Enough Already?"
Honorable Mention, short story, "A Hand to Hold"
Gold Key, poetry, "worship"
Honorable Mention, novel, "Lemonade"
Gold Key, personal essay/memoir, "Erasing the Board"
Silver Key, poetry, "Cubic Zirconia"
Kate Van Dusen
Gold Key, poetry, "How to be Awake at 2:14 a.m."
Honorable Mention, poetry, "The American Dream"
Silver Key, short story, "Slow Loading Train and Letter, Only One Lover Per Life"