Fifteen students win Scholastic Writing Awards

Congratulations to the 15 Penn Manor students who won awards for outstanding writing in the 2013-2014 Lancaster County Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition, sponsored by Lancaster Public Library.

Emma Spearing, a seventh-grader at Marticville Middle School, earned the highest, honor, a Gold Key Award, in the Flash Fiction competition. Her composition will now be entered into the national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition. Penn Manor students also won six Silver Key Awards and eight honorable mentions in a variety of categories.

The students were honored February 23 at The Ware Center of Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St., Lancaster.

Here is the list of winners, along with links (in blue) to some of their writing:

High school

Chloe Vassot, Grade 12, Flash Fiction—Silver Key Award
Nate Rosenberg, Grade 12, Poetry—Silver Key
Bri Reisinger, Grade 12, Flash Fiction—Silver Key
Abigale Bailey, Grade 12, Journalism—Honorable Mention
Danielle Althouse, Grade 9, Poetry – Honorable Mention
Lindsay Terry, Grade 10, Short Story – Honorable Mention
James Bausano, Grade 11, Personal Essay – Honorable Mention

Marticville MS

Emma Spearing, Grade 7, Flash Fiction – Gold Key Award  Scholastic-Emma Spearing
Hailey Fafel, Grade 7, Humor – Silver Key Scholastic-Hailey Fafel
Nicholas Fafel, Grade 8, Persuasive Essay – Silver Key
Samantha Adelman, Grade 8, Flash Fiction – Honorable Mention
Veronica Cazillo, Grade 8, Flash Fiction – Honorable Mention
AnnaKatherine Kirk, Grade 8, Personal Essay – Honorable Mention Scholastic AnnaKatherine Kirk
Ryan Shirk, Grade 8, Science Fiction/Fantasy – Honorable Mention

Manor MS

Abigail Martin, Grade 7, Poetry – Silver Key