Student Writers Honored with 2020 Scholastic Regional Writing Awards

News Release
February 17, 2020

UPDATED
 

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) student writers won 25 Gold Key awards in the 2020 Regional Scholastic Writing Awards competition.  In all, 131 Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mentions were earned by FCPS students.


Winners in the regional competition came from 15 Fairfax County middle and high schools. 
A complete list of FCPS winners can be found below.


Regional winners will be honored at a reception at the University of the District of Columbia on March 8.


The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, is the largest, longest-running recognition program of its kind in the United States. Writing categories include critical essay, dramatic script, flash fiction, humor, journalism, novel writing, personal essay and memoir, poetry, science fiction and fantasy, short story, and writing portfolio. More information about the Scholastic Awards is available online.  


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For more information, contact the FCPS Office of Communication and Community Relations at 571-423-1200.
 

Name Genre Award School
Abby Powell Flash Fiction Gold Key McLean HS
Anna Kim Personal Essay & Memoir Gold Key Frost MS
Clara Kwon Short Story Gold Key Westfield HS
Ekaterina Loidap Poetry Gold Key South Lakes HS
Elisabeth Eick Flash Fiction Gold Key McLean HS
Emily Bach Personal Essay & Memoir Gold Key Oakton HS
Emily Bach Short Story Gold Key Oakton HS
Emily Bach Short Story Gold Key Oakton HS
Gloria Wang Poetry Gold Key Oakton HS
Hannah Nguyen Personal Essay & Memoir Gold Key Madison HS
Isaac Lamoreaux Personal Essay & Memoir Gold Key McLean HS
Isabella Cai Humor Gold Key Longfellow MS
Jennifer Li Flash Fiction Gold Key McLean HS
Jonghwa Kim Critical Essay Gold Key McLean HS
Lily Neusaenger Short Story Gold Key McLean HS
Lily Neusaenger Short Story Gold Key McLean HS
Lily Neusaenger Short Story Gold Key McLean HS
Nour Mokbel Novel Writing Gold Key Irving MS
Seohyun Yoon Flash Fiction Gold Key Langley HS
Yeowon Yoon Critical Essay Gold Key Marshall HS
Alexandra Wong Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention Hayfield SS
Ally Liu Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention McLean HS
Anna Kim Short Story Honorable Mention Frost MS
Annika Harley Poetry Honorable Mention McLean HS
Annika Harley Poetry Honorable Mention McLean HS
Anthony Kang Flash Fiction Honorable Mention Westfield HS
Ashley Chon Critical Essay Honorable Mention Cooper MS
Charlie Williams Dramatic Script Honorable Mention Oakton HS
Charlie Williams Novel Writing Honorable Mention Oakton HS
Conner Tone Poetry Honorable Mention Cooper MS
Elizabeth Kim Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention Madison HS
Emily Bach Journalism Honorable Mention Oakton HS
Emily Bach Writing Portfolio Honorable Mention Oakton HS
Hailey Chung Poetry Honorable Mention Chantilly HS
Hailey Chung Poetry Honorable Mention Chantilly HS
Hope Akard Flash Fiction Honorable Mention McLean HS
Izabela Firlej Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention McLean HS
Janna Serrao Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention McLean HS
Jisoo Hwang Short Story Honorable Mention McLean HS
Joan Kim Flash Fiction Honorable Mention McLean HS
Jonghwa Kim Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention McLean HS
Joy Gu Dramatic Script Honorable Mention Marshall HS
Lauren Hill Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention McLean HS
Lily Neusaenger Short Story Honorable Mention McLean HS
Mackenzie Chen Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention McLean HS
Mackenzie Chen Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention McLean HS
Marina Wang Flash Fiction Honorable Mention McLean HS
Nadia Malik Flash Fiction Honorable Mention Langley HS
Nadia Malik Science Fiction & Fantasy Honorable Mention Langley HS
Oluwapelumi Sholagbade Writing Portfolio Honorable Mention Marshall HS
Ramisa Rahman Poetry Honorable Mention Justice HS
Sally Park Poetry Honorable Mention Oakton HS
Salsabila Hasan Short Story Honorable Mention McLean HS
Sarah Cortez-De La Cruz Science Fiction & Fantasy Honorable Mention Oakton HS
Sarah Kim Poetry Honorable Mention Madison HS
Sofia Silva De Araujo Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention McLean HS
Sophia Camus Flash Fiction Honorable Mention McLean HS
Sophia Camus Short Story Honorable Mention McLean HS
Sophia Powell Poetry Honorable Mention McLean HS
Sophia Samantaroy Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention Madison HS
Srivaishnavi Kommireddy Humor Honorable Mention Woodson HS
Teri Chung Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention Fairfax HS
Youngjae Kim Science Fiction & Fantasy Honorable Mention Longfellow MS
Aidan Turley Poetry Silver Key McLean HS
Anna Kim Personal Essay & Memoir Silver Key Frost MS
Aria Miao Personal Essay & Memoir Silver Key Lake Braddock SS
Ashley Chon Flash Fiction Silver Key Cooper MS
Avril Silva Poetry Silver Key South County HS
Emily Bach Critical Essay Silver Key Oakton HS
Emily Bach Poetry Silver Key Oakton HS
Ethan Switzer Science Fiction & Fantasy Silver Key McLean HS
Gloria Wang Poetry Silver Key Oakton HS
Gloria Wang Poetry Silver Key Oakton HS
Jennifer Li Flash Fiction Silver Key McLean HS
Leah Hamaker Poetry Silver Key Fairfax HS
Stephanie Groves Personal Essay & Memoir Silver Key Lake Braddock SS
Zara Adams Critical Essay Silver Key Langley HS
Adele Peng Flash Fiction Gold Key TJHSST
Adele Peng Personal Essay & Memoir Gold Key TJHSST
Anoushka Chintada Poetry Gold Key TJHSST
Rae Trainer Personal Essay & Memoir Gold Key TJHSST
Sindhu Ragunathan Critical Essay Gold Key TJHSST
Adele Peng Writing Portfolio Honorable Mention TJHSST
Adele Peng Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention TJHSST
Alex Yu Critical Essay Honorable Mention TJHSST
Andrew Shi Poetry Honorable Mention TJHSST
Anoushka Chintada Writing Portfolio Honorable Mention TJHSST
Anoushka Chintada Poetry Honorable Mention TJHSST
Anvitha Ramanujam Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention TJHSST
Arwen Chandler Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention TJHSST
Ashley Huang Journalism Honorable Mention TJHSST
Audy Lebovitz Critical Essay Honorable Mention TJHSST
Aumena Choudhry Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention TJHSST
Blake Robinson Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention TJHSST
C Thomas Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention TJHSST
Cameron Cummins-Smith Critical Essay Honorable Mention TJHSST
Christina Lu Journalism Honorable Mention TJHSST
Crystal Shi Poetry Honorable Mention TJHSST
Crystal Shi Flash Fiction Honorable Mention TJHSST
Elizabeth Sun Poetry Honorable Mention TJHSST
Emily Chen Dramatic Script Honorable Mention TJHSST
Grace Huang Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention TJHSST
Isabelle Deng Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention TJHSST
Jessica May Flash Fiction Honorable Mention TJHSST
Justin Chang Critical Essay Honorable Mention TJHSST
Karen Song Short Story Honorable Mention TJHSST
Meera Gupta Flash Fiction Honorable Mention TJHSST
Michelle Lin Short Story Honorable Mention TJHSST
Neeyanth Kopparapu Journalism Honorable Mention TJHSST
Nicole Sim Poetry Honorable Mention TJHSST
Pratika Katiyar Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention TJHSST
Ryan Lien Personal Essay & Memoir Honorable Mention TJHSST
Sam Joyner Critical Essay Honorable Mention TJHSST
Sherrie Feng Critical Essay Honorable Mention TJHSST
Adele Peng Poetry Silver Key TJHSST
Angela Chen Short Story Silver Key TJHSST
Anoushka Chintada Personal Essay & Memoir Silver Key TJHSST
Arwen Chandler Critical Essay Silver Key TJHSST
David Luo Critical Essay Silver Key TJHSST
Isabelle Deng Critical Essay Silver Key TJHSST
Jae Canetti Humor Silver Key TJHSST
Krisha Pahwa Science Fiction & Fantasy Silver Key TJHSST
Lillian Sun Flash Fiction Silver Key TJHSST
Lynn Tao Poetry Silver Key TJHSST
Lynn Tao Personal Essay & Memoir Silver Key TJHSST
Meera Gupta Short Story Silver Key TJHSST
Michelle Lin Personal Essay & Memoir Silver Key TJHSST
Rachel Fernandes Critical Essay Silver Key TJHSST
Riya Jones Science Fiction & Fantasy Silver Key TJHSST
Stuti Gupta Personal Essay & Memoir Silver Key TJHSST
Vyomika Gandhi Poetry Silver Key TJHSST