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What Remains, Editorial Cartoon sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation, by Gillian Maurer, Grade 12, Age 19, Asheville High School, Asheville, NC

Sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation, The Herblock Award for Editorial Cartoon was created two years ago within the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards to celebrate the legacy of four-time Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Herb Block and his remarkable contribution to American history and free expression.

The works selected for this year’s Herblock Award are thought-provoking editorial cartoons that speak directly to issues concerning today’s teens. From racism to global warming to the refugee crises, these teens are making their voices heard. Read More

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The Ties That Bind, Mixed Media by Sierra Callwood, Grade 11, Age 17, NSU University School, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

The Creativity & Citizenship Award, produced in partnership with the National Constitution Center and sponsored by The Maurice R. Robinson Fund, is given to students whose art or writing address a topical theme, such as technology and privacy, immigration, bullying, and freedom of expression. This year, students were asked to create work that explores the issue of “Race in America” and add their unique voice to this important conversation. Meet the three students chosen for 2016 Creativity & Citizenship Awards! Read More

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scholastic_awards_logo_cymkBloomberg_Philanthropies_Logo The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ Best-in-Grade Award, generously sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is given to two writers and two artists in each grade level, along with a $500 cash prize. All students who submit to the Scholastic Awards are eligible for this special recognition. This year’s recipients represent the best and the brightest writers and artists in grades 7-12. Read More

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Birch Tree Coat, Fashion by Olivia Reavey, Grade 12, Age 17, Hingham High School, Hingham, MA

Birch Tree Coat, Fashion by Olivia Reavey, Grade 12, Age 17, Hingham High School, Hingham, MA

As part of our efforts to bring new awards, scholarships, and opportunities to our students, we partnered with Neiman Marcus to create the Neiman Marcus Award for Fashion and the Neiman Marcus Award for Jewelry for the 2016 Scholastic Awards. Two teens who submitted outstanding work to the jewelry or fashion categories were selected to receive these awards, as well as a $1,000 scholarship! Without further ado, we’d like to congratulate the first recipients of these awards:

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National_Notifications No URLDedicated and generous sponsors of the Scholastic Awards make it possible to provide additional recognition and scholarships for select students who receive Silver and Gold Medals. We were pleased to add four brand-new sponsored-award opportunities for students this year—The Herblock Award for Editorial Cartoon, The RBC “Flaunt It” Award, the Neiman Marcus Award for Fashion, and the Neiman Marcus Award for Jewelry—and to continue our existing partnerships with Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Gedenk Movement, and the National Constitution Center.

This year’s Sponsored Award recipients are: Read More

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Path, Fashion by Xiaofan Qu, Grade 12, Age 18, St. John’s International School, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

Path, Fashion by Xiaofan Qu, Grade 12, Age 18, St. John’s International School, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards partners with many organizations to bring more opportunities for recognition and scholarships to students. We’re proud to announce that we have two new partners to provide additional awards and scholarships for 2016! Read More

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