Egerian Staff and Contributors Take Scholastic Awards!

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Abbie Minard ’16 at the Scholastic National Awards ceremony in NYC.

Our staff is awesome!

In early 2015, five Egerian staff members and contributors received recognition in the prestigious Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, including two national awards and a whopping 29 regional awards!

Editor-in-Chief Abbie Minard recently returned from a trip to New York City for the National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall, where she received a gold medal for short story and a silver medal for poetry.

In the regional awards, the Egerian dominated, earning successes in both art and writing categories.

Abbie Minard ’16, Editor-in-Chief
American Voices Award Nomination (Critical Essay)
• 5 Gold Keys (2 Poetry, 1 Short Story, 1 Dramatic Script, 1 Critical Essay)
• 8 Silver Keys (5 Poetry, 3 Critical Essay)
• 3 Honorable Mentions (3 Poetry)

Caldwell Holden ’17, Editor and Contributor
• 1 Gold Key (Flash Fiction)
• 7 Honorable Mentions (2 Personal Essay/Memoir, 1 Short Story, 1 Flash Fiction, 1 Drawing and Illustration, 1 Photography)

Emily Weiss ’18, Editor
• 1 Gold Key (Short Story)

Elena Xiong ’16, Editor
• 1 Silver Key (Poetry)
• 1 Honorable Mention (Poetry)

Alisa Pugacheva ’16, Contributor
• 2 Honorable Mentions (Painting, Photography)

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