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Congratulations 2016 DC Metro Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Recipients!

Regional Ceremony

March 6th, 2016
The Gala Theatre in Washington, DC

To recognize their outstanding work, recipients of this year’s Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention Awards are invited, along with their guests, teachers, and our esteemed jurors, to the DC Metro Region Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Ceremony. This year's keynote speaker will be author (and Writopia Lab instructor!) Jessica McHugh.

7th to 10th Grade Recognition Ceremony

11th to 12th Grade Recognition Ceremony

Contact Info

Phone: (202) 629-9510

View the full list of works recognized in the 2016 DC Metro Writing Region of the Scholastic Writing Awards below! Thanks to all participants for sharing their your work with us.

A panel of professional novelists, editors, teachers, poets, librarians, journalists, and other literary professionals selected these works from the 1,500 works submitted this year.

The judges were challenged in selecting from a pool of more than 1,500 amazing works. As such, not every great work received a nomination. If you did not receive recognition this year, don’t be discouraged. Our judges were inspired by each and every submission and look forward to everyreading your work next year!

Edward P. Jones Young Writer Award
$300 Prize

Myiah Smith
Dark Money, Poetry

2016 DC Metro Scholastic Awards

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