Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Anne Elise Cairns, Contributor

The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, established in 1923, is the longest-running and most prestigious Art and Writing award for students. Some renowned winners are Robert Redford, Andy Warhol, Ezra Jack Keats, Stephen King, and Ken Burns.

Bob Jones students Makala Alexander, Patrick Nicholson, Hannah Southward, and Madison Tanner all won in art categories and Emily Duong won in writing categories. 

Makala Alexander received Gold Key with a digital art piece, the edge

Patrick Nicholson received Silver Key with a drawing/illustration piece, Sculpture of Prey

Hannah Southward received Gold Key with a mixed media piece, Lovely Tea

Madison Tanner received Gold Key with a digital art piece, Hog Hunt

Emily Duong received Gold Key for flash fiction Euphoria in Doses, and Silver Key for critical analysis with her writing piece Women in Prison Needs More Solution

Bob Jones students competed against peers in the Southeast Region ranging from Washington D.C. to Louisiana. They are competing against Public, Private, and Fine Arts schools. The winners of Art and Writing will be judged at Nationals, including all winners from across the country and any American school overseas. Students have the opportunity to win up to $10,000 in scholarship money at the national level.