Girls On Fire

And the winners are....

Congratulations to Our Scholastic Art and Writing Awardees

The Philadelphia Writing Project, the Regional Partner for the Alliance for Young Artist & Writers announced the awardees for the 2016 Scholastic Art and Writing Contest.



Congratulations! to Diamond Thompson (Honorable Mention) for her entry ' The Five , in the Science Fiction/ Fantasy category; Noor Bowman (Honorable Mention) for her entry The Fear of Isis: Public Enemy Number One , in the Critical Essay category and Jacqueline Vargas (Honorable Mention) her entry, A bitter road , in the Poetry category.


A panel of teachers, writers, literary professionals, and Penn graduate students selected work from among the many outstanding works submitted by peers-as the most exceptional in the region consisting of the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia. This year there were a record number submissions (685) , and our Girls on Fire participants stood out among the best. Only 13% of our regional submissions were recognized as Honorable Mention!


A full list of awardees is available for download on the PhilWP webpage.



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