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Student Achievements:
NATIONAL YOUNGARTS AWARDS & U.S. PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLAR RECOGNITION (2012-)

Please email editors@theadroitjournal.org if you have an achievement to report. We're proud of our staff and mentorship alumni, and hope you'll share your good news with us! Note: Contributors, past and present, are not included on this list at this time.


Olivia Alger, MI, Summer Mentee (Fiction) 
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Semifinalist, 2017

Bindu Bansinath, NJ, Poetry Reader & Blog Editor*
        Finalist - Writing (Short Story), 2015

Yasmin Belkhyr, NY, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2014
        Merit - Writing (Creative Nonfiction), 2014
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Semifinalist, 2014

Russell Bogue, CT, Prose Editor*
        United States Presidential Scholar in Academics - Connecticut (Male), 2012

Walker Caplan, WA, Summer Mentee (Prose)
        United States Presidential Scholar in Academics - Nominee, 2016

Carissa Chen, NH, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
        Finalist - Photography, 2016
        Merit - Visual Arts, 2016
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Writing (Poetry), 2017

Lois Carlisle, SC, Interview Correspondent
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Semifinalist, 2013

Nathan Cummings, WA, Prose Reader*
        Merit - Writing (Short Story), 2014

Alexa Derman, NJ, Managing Editor*
        Finalist - Writing (Creative Nonfiction), 2013
        Merit - Writing (Short Story), 2013

Noah Dversdall, OH, Poetry Reader* 
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2015

Lindsay Emi, CA, Summer Mentee (Prose)
        Finalist - Writing (Creative Nonfiction), 2016
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Semifinalist, 2016

Julia Falkner, CO, Prose Reader*
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2015

Griffin Blue Fay, CA, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Honorable Mention - Writing (Poetry), 2016
        Merit - Writing (Spoken Word), 2016

Aidan Forster, SC, Summer Mentee (Poetry) & Blog Editor
        Merit - Writing (Short Story), 2017

Katherine Frain, SC, Poetry Editor*
        Honorable Mention - Writing (Poetry), 2015
        Merit - Writing (Short Story), 2014

Samuel Gee, SC, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Finalist - Writing (Creative Nonfiction), 2017
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Semifinalit, 2017

Ava Goga, NV, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2016

Julia Gourary, NY, Summer Mentee (Fiction) 
        Finalist - Writing (Short Story), 2017

Kathryn Hargett, AL, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Honorable Mention - Writing (Poetry), 2017
        Merit - Writing (Creative Nonfiction), 2017

Jordan Harper, AL, Summer Mentee (Fiction) & Prose Reader
        Honorable Mention - Writing (Creative Nonfiction), 2017

Angelo Hernandez-Sias, MI, Summer Mentee (Fiction) 
        Merit - Voice (Singer/Songwriter), 2017

Julia Hogan, SC, Prose Reader*
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Semifinalist, 2013

Cassandra Hsiao, CA, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Honorable Mention - Writing (Poetry), 2017

Allison Huang, NJ, Poetry Reader*
        Merit - Writing (Poetry), 2016

Christina Im, OR, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2017

Hannah Knowles, CA, Prose Reader*
        Finalist - Writing (Short Story), 2015
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Semifinalist, 2015

Alicia Lai, PA, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2014
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Writing (Poetry), 2014

Adina Lasser, SC, Poetry Reader*
        Finalist - Writing (Creative Nonfiction), 2015
        Merit - Writing (Poetry), 2015

Claire Lee, NY, Poetry Reader*
        Merit - Writing (Short Story), 2014
        Merit - Writing (Short Story), 2013

Michal Leibowitz, NY, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Honorable Mention - Writing (Poetry), 2016

Allison Light, AR, Poetry Reader*
        Honorable Mention - Writing (Poetry), 2013
        Merit - Writing (Poetry), 2014
        Merit - Writing (Short Story), 2013

Katherine Liu, IL, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Merit - Writing (Creative Nonfiction), 2017

Patricia Liu, OK, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2017

Alyssa Mazzoli, SC, Summer Mentee (Fiction) 
        Merit - Writing (Short Story), 2017

Molly McGinnis, ID, Poetry Reader*
        Merit - Writing (Short Story), 2014

Catherine Mosier-Mills, PA, Prose Reader*
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Semifinalist, 2014

Isabella Nilsson, OH, Prose Editor
        Finalist - Writing (Short Story), 2016
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Writing (Short Story), 2016

Aaron Orbey, MA, Prose Reader*
        Finalist - Writing (Creative Nonfiction), 2015
        United States Presidential Scholar in Academics - Massachusetts (Male), 2014

Amanda Prager, NJ, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Cinematic Arts, 2014

Christina Qiu, NJ, Summer Mentee (Poetry & Prose)
        Finalist - Writing (Short Story), 2014
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Writing (Short Story), 2015

Kathleen Radigan, RI, Poetry Reader*
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Semifinalist, 2013

Brynne Rebele-Henry, VA, Summer Mentee (Poetry) & Blog Correspondent
        Merit - Writing (Selection from Novel), 2016

Matthew Ridley, PA, Poetry Reader*
        Honorable Mention - Writing (Poetry), 2016

Abigail Schott-Rosenfield, CA, Summer Mentee (Poetry)
        Merit - Writing (Poetry), 2014

Lucy Silbaugh, PA, Summer Mentee (Prose)
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Semifinalist, 2016

Audrey Spensley, OH, Summer Mentee (Prose) & Poetry Reader
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2015
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Writing (Poetry), 2016

Talin Tahajian, MA, Poetry Editor
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2015
        Honorable Mention - Writing (Poetry), 2014

Oriana Tang, NJ, Prose Reader & Summer Mentee (Poetry)
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2015
        Finalist - Writing (Short Story), 2015
        United States Presidential Scholar in Academics - Nominee, 2015
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Writing (Poetry & Short Story), 2015

Alisa Wadsworth, NJ, Summer Mentee (Fiction) 
        Merit - Writing (Short Story), 2017

Victoria White, CT, Poetry Reader*
        United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts - Nominee, 2014

Erintrude Wrona, SC, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Merit - Writing (Creative Nonfiction), 2016

Alisha Yi, NV, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2017

Lily Zhou, CA, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Finalist - Writing (Poetry), 2017
        Finalist - Writing (Short Story), 2017

Lisa Zou, AZ, Summer Mentee (Poetry) 
        Merit - Writing (Poetry), 2017

 

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                * - indicates the staff member is an alum of the Adroit Journal staff.