Cherry N. Receives Award for Poetry
April is Poetry Month and we are delighted to share that Grier junior Cherry N. recently received a Silver Key Award by the Region-at-Large program of the 2021 Scholastic Art & Writing Award, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers for her personal poem on the subject of womanhood and coming-of-age.
A letter of recognition from the program reads:
Since 1923 the Scholastic Awards have recognized some of America’s most celebrated artists when they were teenagers. We are proud to count you among our esteemed group of Alumni which include, Andy Warhol, Tschabalala Self, Stephen King, Charles White, Joyce Carol Oates, and Kay Walkingstick.
The Scholastic Awards wish you continued success in your creative endeavors as a young writer. Congratulations again on this remarkable achievement!
Cherry, congratulations from Grier for this recognition of your self-expression through poetry!