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PhilWP Honors Teen Scholastic Art and Writing Award Winners

Publication: Bucks Local News
Date: March 28, 2017

Summary: The Philadelphia Writing Project held a ceremony honoring Katia Barricklow and other Philadelphia area winners of Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

 

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'The young people being recognized for the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are to be celebrated for their creative and critical thinking, their bravery in telling their own stories on their own terms, and their inventiveness in recording and recreating their worlds. Watch closely, because among this 2,500 are members of the next generation of great American artists and writers,' said Virginia McEnerney, Executive Director of the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the nonprofit organization that presents the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

All art and writing submissions are judged based on the program's three criteria: originality, technical skill and emergence of personal vision or voice. Student works are first adjudicated regionally. Only Gold Key winners are considered for national awards."

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