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Millburn - Short Hills Writers Earn National Kudos

MHS Students placed in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Millburn High School students join the ranks of writers Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, and Joyce Carol Oates in earning kudos in the 2012-2013 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Regional winners of the competition have been announced; those students who have earned a "Gold Key" will see their work advance in the competition.

Griffin Schwab won Silver Key for both short story and a personal essay/memoir.

Joseph Schwartz won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

Sara Klausner won honorable mention for a short story.

Nicole Lachance won a Silver Key for Science Fiction/Fantasy.

Denis Zou won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

Francesca Zwang won honorable mention for a short story.

Alex Bird won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

Ambika Chetal won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

Rebecca Cooper won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

Hahn Jacob Choi won honorable mention for both journalism and for Science Fiction/Fantasy.

George Jiang won Gold Key for a personal essay/memoir.

Jordan Kaplan won Gold Key for a personal essay/memoir.

Susan Kaufman won honorable mention for a short story.

Kelle Keyles won Silver Key for poetry.

Joshua Kimelman won honorable mention for a short story.

Anna Marshall won honorable mention for personal essay/memoir.

Carly Maitlin won Silver Key for a short story.

Allison Mak won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

Simran Malhotra won Silver Key for poetry.

Anna Marshall won Silver Key for a short story.

Dylan Liu won Silver Key for a short story.

Isabel Miller won Silver Key for a personal essay/memoir.

Eliza Kaufman won Silver Key for a personal essay/memoir.

Ishan Pandey won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

James Yoon won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

Anna Quinn won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

Amanda Orager won honorable mention for a script.

Elizabeth Robit won Silver Key for a personal essay/memoir.

Zachary Schaeffer won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

Leonard Santos won Silver Key in both short story and personal essay/memoir.

Leah Baer won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

Jake Aronskind won honorable mention for a short story.

Srujana Sinha won honorable mention for a short story.

Tracy Sonnabend won honorable mention for a short story and Gold Key for a personal essay/memoir.

Michael Tang won honorable mention for a personal essay/memoir.

Stephanie Tsui won Gold Key for a personal essay/memoir.

Dan Vaccaro won Silver Key for a personal essay/memoir.

Michelle Waters won Silver Key for a personal essay/memoir.

Ingrid Waung won Silver Key for a personal essay/memoir.

Student submissions are judged by luminaries in the literary arts, some of whom are past award recipients. Notable past jurors include Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, Judy Blume, Paula Poundstone, Lesley Stahl, Billy Collins, and David Sedaris.

Panelists look for works that best exemplify the Awards’ core values:  originality, technical skill, and the emergence of personal voice or vision. In the past five years, submissions have topped 700,000 works, and students have been eligible for over $25 million in awards and scholarships.


Roger Williams February 04, 2013 at 09:31 PM
39 honorees? That's extraordinary. Most large high schools have 1-5 students get this award. Congratulations!
Joanne Mahaney February 10, 2013 at 07:00 PM
Way to go Millburn honorees - you continue to make us proud! Joanne Mahaney

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