MHS, MMS Writers Win 30 Awards at Writing Competition

MHS, MMS Writers Win 30 Awards at Writing Competition
Posted on 02/15/2017
Mason High School and Mason Middle School students had outstanding performances in this year’s Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Fourteen MHS and MMS students won a grand total of 30 awards in this year’s competition.

Three of Mason’s student writers were awarded a total of six Gold Keys in their individual categories. Winners of the Gold Key, amounting to top honors in a particular writing category, include: Juliana DischerAshton Nichols, and Gayatri Rajan.

Mason also had 15 Silver Key winning artworks and nine honorable mentions. Those who received an Honorable Mention, Silver or Gold Award are invited to The Belin-Blank Center Presents: A Scholastic Celebration in Three Acts on Saturday, March 11 at the University of Iowa.

Students across the country can earn scholarships and have their works presented through success in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The writing is judged in terms of originality, technical skill and the emergence of a personal voice or vision.

Below is a complete list of Mason award winners.

Name

Title

Results

Juliana  Discher

Ohio pet stores accused of mistreating animals

Gold Key

Juliana  Discher

Young men embrace gender role reversal at home

Gold Key

Juliana  Discher

Harambe: From tragedy to icon

Honorable Mention

Juliana  Discher

Feminine hygiene products taxed under "Tampon Tax"

Silver Key

Soumya Jaiswal

Ten Second Rule

Silver Key

Zoe Kaufhold

Disgusting

Honorable Mention

India Kirssin

Depictions

Silver Key

Charlie MacKenzie

Writer's Block

Honorable Mention

Duncan MacKenzie

Not so Tall Tales

Silver Key

Katherine Maier

Prism Ash Snow

Silver Key

Jonathan McCollough

My journey in journalism

Silver Key

Hannah Min

Tu Quoque

Honorable Mention

Hannah Min

Writing on the Wall

Honorable Mention

Hannah Min

Masked Child

Honorable Mention

Ashton Nichols

Death Toll on the Rise as Lethal Brand of Heroin Hits Mason

Silvery Key

Ashton Nichols

High School Journalism: Giving a Voice to the Otherwise Unseen

Gold Key

Gayatri Rajan

Burn On

Gold Key

Gayatri Rajan

Stray Dog, Serpentine, Starlings

Silver Key

Gayatri Rajan

Ultrasound, How I Am Buried, Mother

Silver Key

Gayatri Rajan

Winged Recollections

Silver Key

Gayatri Rajan

Trolls, How to Be a Woman

Gold Key

Gayatri Rajan

Tattoos, Longing for Love

Honorable Mention

Gayatri Rajan

Pas De Deux

Gold Key

Lauren  Serge

I Miss Skinned Knees

Silver Key

Jessica  Sommerville

In Vivo

Honorable Mention

Jessica  Sommerville

Perhaps

Silver Key

Eric Xu

Winter

Silver Key

Eric Xu

Life

Honorable Mention

Eric Xu

Once Upon a Time

Silver Key

Eric Xu

Revolution

Silver Key


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