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Congratulations 2024 Hudson-to-Housatonic Scholastic Writing Awards recipients!

View the full list of works recognized in the 2024 Hudson-to-Housatonic Writing Region of the Scholastic Writing Awards below!

A panel of professional novelists, editors, teachers, poets, librarians, journalists, and other literary professionals selected these works from 2,708 works submitted this year.

  • 584 Honorable Mentions awarded to promising works
  • 319 Silver Keys awarded to distinguished works
  • 112 Gold Keys awarded to the most accomplished works
  • 5 American Voice Nominees selected as the strongest regional works

Gold Keys are automatically forwarded for consideration at the national level of the Scholastic Writing Awards.

H2H Awards Ceremony

To recognize their outstanding work, this year's Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention recipients are invited, along with their guests, teachers, and our esteemed jurors, to the 2024 Awards Ceremony for the Hudson-to-Housatonic Region of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards!

  • Date: Sunday, April 7th, 2024
  • Time: 2 PM to 4 PM ET
  • Where: Manhattanville College's Reid Castle
    2900 Purchase St, Purchase NY, 10577
  • Click here to RSVP!

American Voices Nominees

  • Valencia Massaro of the School of the New York Times Summer Academy, for The Mall (Short Story)
  • Claire Nam of Horace Greeley High School, for Lakȟóta Language Revitalization: We Must Save Our Dying Tongues (Critical Essay)
  • Zahra Sadoughi of Edgemont Jr Senior High School, for Dark Space (Poetry)
  • Lauren Zhang of Darien High School, for Magnolia Tree (Short Story)
  • Emily Zhang of Roy C Ketcham Senior High School, for bloodred white & blue (Poetry)

The Village Bookstore Prizes

The Village Bookstore of Pleasantville, NY is proud to present its 2024 middle school writers selections! This recognition aims to empower and embolden middle school writers who demonstrate exemplary skill and promise in their writing abilities, and to encourage their interest in and love for the craft.

  • Elizabeth Devine, Sacred Heart: You'll Always Forget; I'll Always Remember (Personal Essay/Memoir)
  • Serine Lee, Ardsley Middle School: Queen of Decay (Poetry)
  • Quinn Jones, Broadview Middle School: Quinn Jones; an Obituary (Poetry)
  • Natalia Levicky, Roger Ludlowe Middle School: Once Upon a Time No More (Flash Fiction)
  • Gigi Vincentz, Somers Middle School: Stages of Sisterhood (Poetry)
  • Yuhan Zhou, Scarsdale Middle School: Why Is Protecting Endangered Species Important? (Critical Essay)
  • Lyla Sheedy, Greenwich Country Day School: Every Awakening (Science Fiction and Fantasy)

2024 Hudson-to-Housatonic Scholastic Awards