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Student Achievements:
NATIONAL Scholastic Art & Writing Awards (2013-)

Note: Students whose recognition preceded affiliation with the journal—as well as contributors (both past and present)—are not listed.

Rebecca Alifimoff, IN, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2016
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2016

Julia Allen, NY, Summer Mentee (Poetry) & Editorial Intern*
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2014

Sophie Allen, NY, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2017

Madeline Anderson, IL, Poetry Reader*
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2014

Margot Armbruster, WI, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2017

Luisa Banchoff, VA, Poetry Reader*
          Gold Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2013
          Gold Medal - Short Story, 2013
          National Student Poet Commendation (Southeast), 2013

Yasmin Belkhyr, NY, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Flash Fiction, 2014
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2014

Daniel Blok, AL, Summer Mentee (Prose) 
          Gold Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir, 2017
          Silver Medal - Novel Writing, 2017

Ariella Carmell, CA, Blog Correspondent
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2015
          Gold Medal - Short Story
, 2015
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2015

Annie Castillo, VA, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2017
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2017

Carissa Chen, CA, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2017
          Gold Medal - Critical Essay, 2017
          Gold Medal - Flash Fiction, 2017
          Gold
 Medal - Painting, 2016
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2017
          Gold
 Medal - Poetry, 2016
          Silver Medal - Critical Essay, 2017
          Silver Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir (x2), 2017
          Silver
 Medal - Photography, 2016
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2017

Emma Choi, VA, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2017

Kathleen Cole, SC, Prose Reader*
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2013

Nathan Cummings, WA, Prose Reader*
          Gold Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2014
          Gold Medal - Flash Fiction, 2014
          National Student Poet Commendation (West), 2014
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2013

Alexa Derman, NJ, Managing Editor*
          Gold Medal - Flash Fiction, 2014
          Gold Medal - Dramatic Script, 2014
          Gold Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir, 2014

Maya Eashwaran, GA, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          American Voices Medal (Best in Region) - Poetry, 2016
          Best in Grade Award - Poetry, 2016
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2016
          
National Student Poet Commendation (South), 2017

Aline Dolinh, VA, Poetry Reader
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2016

Sophie Evans, LA, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          American Voices Medal (Best in Region) - Poetry, 2016
          
Gold Medal - Poetry, 2016
          Silver Medal - Short Story, 2016
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2017
          Silver Medal w/ Distinction - Writing Portfolio, 2017

Julia Falkner, CO, Prose Reader*
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2015
          National Student Poet Commendation (West), 2015

Lauren Finkle, CA, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2015

Maeve Flaherty, CT, Summer Mentee (Prose) 
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2016

Aidan Forster, SC, Summer Mentee (Poetry) & Blog Editor
          Best in Grade Award - Poetry, 2016
          Gedenk Award for Tolerance - Poetry, 2016
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2016
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2016

Samuel Gee, SC, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir, 2017

Ava Goga, NV, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Silver Medal - Mixed Media, 2016
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2016

Eden Gordon, NY, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2015
          Silver Medal - Short Story
, 2015

Jaclyn Grimm, SC, Summer Mentee (Prose) & Prose Reader
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2017
          Gold Medal - Short Story, 2017

Alexandra Gulden, LA, Summer Mentee (Prose) 
          Silver Medal - Short Story, 2017

Kathryn Hargett, AL, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2016

Henry Heidger, MO, Blog Correspondent*
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2015

Miles Hewitt, WA, Poetry Reader*
          National Student Poet Commendation (West), 2013

Julia Hogan, SC, Prose Reader*
          Gold Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir, 2013
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2013
          Gold Medal - Short Story, 2013
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2013

Allison Huang, NJ, Poetry Reader*
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2017

Alexandra Karaim, AZ, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          American Voices Medal - Short Story, 2017
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio (x2), 2017

Chloe Kim, MA, Poetry Reader
          Silver Medal w/ Distinction - Writing Portfolio, 2017

Madeline Kim, CA, Summer Mentee (Poetry) & Prose Reader
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2016
         
Gold Medal - Personal Essay & Memoir, 2015
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2016

Peter LaBerge, CT, Founder & Editor-in-Chief
          American Voices Award (Nomination) - Poetry, 2013
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2013

Claire Lee, NY, Poetry Reader*
          National Student Poet Commendation (Northeast), 2013
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2014

Elizabeth Lemieux, ME, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Short Story, 2017
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2017
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2017


Allison Light, AR, Prose Reader*
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2013
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2014

Rachel Litchman, IL, Summer Mentee (Poetry) & Poetry Reader
          American Voices Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir, 2017
          Gold Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir, 2017

          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2017
          Silver Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir (x2), 2017

Katherine Liu, IL, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
          American Voices Medal - Poetry, 201
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2017
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 201

Helene Lovett, LA, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2015

Emily Mack, IL, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Poetry (x2), 2015

Kaley Mamo, NY, Summer Mentee (Prose) 
          Best in Grade Award - Flash Fiction, 2017
          Gold Medal - Flash Fiction, 2017
          Silver Medal - Flash Fiction, 2017

Christine Marella, CA, Poetry Reader
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2014

Molly McGinnis, ID, Poetry Reader*
          American Voices Medal (Best in Region) - Short Story, 2013
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2013

Abbie Minard, PA, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Critical Essay, 2016
          Silver Medal w/ Distinction - Writing Portfolio, 2016

Catherine Mosier-Mills, PA, Prose Reader*
          Gold Medal - Short Story, 2014

Alyssa Mulé, GA, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
          Gold Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir, 2016

Meghana Mysore, OR, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2016
          
Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2016

Mia Nelson, CO, Poetry Reader*
          Gold Medal - Flash Fiction, 2016

Amelia Nierenberg, NY, Prose Reader*
          Gold Medal - Flash Fiction, 2013
          Gold Medal - Short Story, 2014

Aaron Orbey, MA, Prose Reader*
          Silver Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2014

Noel Peng, CA, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2017

Taylor Petty, VA, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2016

Christina Qiu, NJ, Summer Mentee (Poetry & Prose)
          Gold Medal - Short Story, 2014
          Silver Medal - Flash Fiction, 2014

Kathleen Radigan, RI, Poetry Reader*
          Gold Medal - Writing Portfolio, 2013

Joey Reisberg, MD, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          National Student Poet Commendation (Northeast), 2017

Jae Haeng Rhee, TX, Summer Mentee (Prose)
          Silver Medal - Drawing & Illustration, 2017

Lucy Silbaugh, PA, Summer Mentee (Prose)
          American Voices Medal (Best in Region) - Short Story, 2015
          Gold Medal - Short Story, 2015

Shannon Sommers, NY, Summer Mentee (Prose) & Business Development Associate
          Gold Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir, 2016

Audrey Spensley, OH, Summer Mentee (Prose) & Poetry Reader
          Best in Grade Award - Poetry, 2016
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2016
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2015
          Gold Medal - Short Story, 2015

          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2015

Talin Tahajian, MA, Poetry Editor
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2013

Parisa Thepmankorn, NJ, Poetry Reader
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2016

Sarah Tran, CA, Summer Mentee (Prose) 
          Silver Medal - Flash Fiction, 2016

Caroline Tsai, IN, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          American Voices Medal (Best in Region) - Short Story, 2016
          Gold Medal - Short Story, 2016
          Silver Medal w/ Distinction - Writing Portfolio, 2016

          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2016

Rebecca Tseng, Taiwan, Poetry Reader
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2016

Lucy Wainger, NY, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Poetry, 2016

Alisha Yi, NV, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
          Gold Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir, 2017

Jackie Yang, FL, Prose Reader
          Silver Medal - Short Story, 2014

Jessica Zhang, MA, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
          Silver Medal w/ Distinction - Writing Portfolio, 2016

Audrey Zhao, CA, Summer Mentee (Poetry) & Blog Correspondent 
          Silver Medal - Poetry, 2016

Grace Zhou, GA, Prose Reader*
          Silver Medal - Personal Essay/Memoir, 2017

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