Council Rock South Students Win Top Awards in Scholastic Art and Writing Contest

Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have rec­og­nized the vision, inge­nu­ity, and tal­ent of our nation’s youth and pro­vid­ed oppor­tu­ni­ties for cre­ative teens to be cel­e­brat­ed. Through the Scholastic Awards, teens in grades 7–12 from pub­lic, pri­vate, or home schools can apply in 29 cat­e­gories of art and writ­ing for their chance to earn schol­ar­ships and have their works exhib­it­ed and pub­lished.

Congratulations to the fol­low­ing CR stu­dents for their out­stand­ing accom­plish­ments in the Scholastic Art and Writing Competition.

Senior Kiley Malloy of Council Rock High School South received a Gold Key in the Writing Portfolio cat­e­go­ry for her sub­mis­sion enti­tled “Running, Returning.” Junior Sarah Langer received 3 Gold Keys; in the Poetry cat­e­go­ry, Sarah won for her sub­mis­sions enti­tled “Melody” and “Au Revoir”. In the Humorous Writing cat­e­go­ry, she won for her essay enti­tled “Ferocious Fours.”

Kiley also received 3 Silver Keys in the cat­e­gories of Poetry, Personal Essay, and Memoir. Sarah received 2 Silver Keys in the Poetry and Critical Essay cat­e­gories.

Sophomores Shivani Kumar, Lauren Pierce, Gregory Scelzi, Lea Wang, Kelsey Joy Nazaruk, and Juniors Kate VanBilliard, and Megan Castonguay all won Silver Keys in the Personal Essay and Memoir cat­e­go­ry. Castonguay also received a Silver Key in Poetry for her work enti­tled “Human Nature.”

Sophomore Sahil Patel received 2 Honorable Mention awards in the Personal Essay and Memoir cat­e­go­ry, and Isabella Selekman was award­ed an Honorable Mention in the same cat­e­go­ry.

Student artist Camille Di Amico won 2 Honorable Mention awards from the Philadelphia Art Region Affiliate for her Pastel sub­mis­sion enti­tled “Momento Mori.”od Key hon­orees will be hon­ored at the 2020 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards cer­e­mo­ny this April. Congratulations to all of our tal­ent­ed com­peti­tors.