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Ashley student receives award

Plains Art Museum and Red River Valley Writing Project at North Dakota State University have announced the regional award recipients of the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Teens from across North Dakota were honored at the state awards ce...

 

Plains Art Museum and Red River Valley Writing Project at North Dakota State University have announced the regional award recipients of the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Teens from across North Dakota were honored at the state awards ceremony on March 4 at Plains Art Museum in Fargo.

Presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, the awards are the country’s longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for creative students in grades 7–12.

This program year, more than 330,000 works of art and writing were submitted to 118 affiliate regions across the country. In North Dakota, about 400 works were submitted.

A total of 83 North Dakota teens received regional honors, including Gold Keys, Silver Keys, honorable mentions or American Visions and Voices nominations, from the local affiliate.

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Area winners include:

Writing award winners

› Abigail Petersen, Ashley School, Ashley, Honorable Mention.

For more information about the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers or the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, visit the Scholastic News Room. For more information about the North Dakota region awards, email kelly.sassi@ndsu.edu.

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