RAISE YOUR GLASS: Adroit Meets the 2016 YoungArts Awards! / by Peter LaBerge

"Escape from Earth," by Alexander Zhang, 2015 YoungArts Finalist for Photography.

"Escape from Earth," by Alexander Zhang, 2015 YoungArts Finalist for Photography.

Congratulations to all of the wonderful teenage writers and artists recognized in the 2016 YoungArts Awards! The Adroit Journal would like to extend an extra welcome to Adroit-affiliated 2016 Winners: 

Carissa Chen (2015 YoungArts Finalist for WRITING — Poetry
Phillips Exeter Academy | Exeter, New Hampshire
Summer Mentee (Poetry) | Finalist in PHOTOGRAPHY 

Lindsay Emi
Viewpoint School | Calabasas, California
Summer Mentee (Fiction) | Finalist in WRITING — Creative Nonfiction

Ava Goga
Robert McQueen High School | Reno, Nevada
Summer Mentee (Poetry) | Finalist in WRITING — Poetry

Isabella Nilsson
Hathaway Brown School | Shaker Heights, Ohio
Prose Editor | Finalist in WRITING — Short Story

Rachel Page
Woodrow Wilson Sr. High School | Washington, D.C. 
Prose Contributor | Finalist in WRITING — Short Story

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Griffin Blue Fay
Orange County School of the Arts | Santa Ana, California
Summer Mentee (Poetry) | Honorable Mention in WRITING — Poetry

Michal Leibowitz
Yeshiva University High School | Hollis, New York
Summer Mentee (Poetry) | Honorable Mention in WRITING — Poetry

Frani O'Toole
Latin School of Chicago | Chicago, Illinois
Prose Contributor | Honorable Mention in WRITING — Short Story

Matthew Ridley
Northeast High School | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Poetry Reader | Honorable Mention in WRITING — Poetry

Erin Stoodley
El Camino High School | Ventura, California
Poetry Contributor | Honorable Mention in WRITING — Poetry

 

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Carissa Chen (2015 YoungArts Finalist for WRITING — Poetry)
Phillips Exeter Academy | Exeter, New Hampshire
Summer Mentee (Poetry) | Merit Award for VISUAL ARTS

Griffin Blue Fay
Orange County School of the Arts | Santa Ana, California
Summer Mentee (Poetry) | Merit Award for WRITING — Spoken Word

Allison Huang 
The Lawrenceville School | Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Poetry Reader | Merit Award for WRITING — Poetry 

Brynne Rebele-Henry
Homeschooled | Richmond, Virginia
Summer Mentee (Poetry) & Blog Correspondent | Merit Award for WRITING — Novel Selection

Erintrude Wrona
South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities | Greenville, South Carolina
Summer Mentee (Poetry) | Merit Award for WRITING — Creative Nonfiction