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Thursday, June 14, 2012

2012 National Scholastic Art & Writing Winners

Three-time Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep provides young artists and writers with inspiration at the 2012 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards at Carnegie Hall, New York, Friday, June 1, 2012. (Stuart Ramson for Scholastic Inc

Me, Sojourner Ahebee, with my gold medal.
 Two weeks ago I was in New York City because I was selected as a 2012 National Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winner, along with 800 other talented teens.  I won a gold medal for my poetry. We all had our names published in the New York Times-Thursday, May 31, 2012, and we were given sage advice by the actress Meryl Streep at an event held in our honor at Carnegie Hall .  Our work is currently on display at Parsons The New School of Design.

If you are a teen artist, enter next year.  Here is more information:

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