CGPS Students’ Literary Writing Honored Through Scholastic Writing Awards

Recently, several CGPS students were honored at the Scholastic Writing Awards, alongside the Prep School students who won the physical art counterpart -- the Scholastic Art Awards. 

While students are able to submit to the Scholastic Writing Awards independently, CGPS is aware of several students who earned top awards through the contest. Ben T. ’19 won a Gold Key in the Short Story category for "Phyllis" and a Gold Key in Poetry for "An Ode to Pang Ching-yu." He also won three Silver Keys in Poetry for "Verse," "Loss of Innocence" and "Sleepless and All." He also took home several Honorable Mentions, including one for his Writing Portfolio "Coming Into My Own."

Simone A. ’20 won a Silver Key in Journalism for "#MeToo: The Power of a Hashtag" and a Silver Key in Poetry for "Of October."

Jason M. ’21 won an Honorable Mention for his critical essay "A Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials."

Dana S. ’23 won a Gold Key for his poem called "Ring of Phoenix." She also received an Honorable Mention for another poem called "Beyond Means."

Prep School English teacher Eli Shoshani expressed pride in CGPS students’ accomplishments through the Scholastic Writing Awards, noting that several other CGPS students placed. A full list of award winners can be found here: