For Graduating Seniors Only Category Description A series of 8 distinct works that demonstrate versatility as a writer and diversity in writing technique and styles. The works can come from one category or any combination of multiple categories. Graduating Seniors may submit up to two Writing Portfolios, but may not submit the same work in both portfolios. Special Instructions The word count for each piece submitted in a writing portfolio should adhere to the length limits listed in each individual category.
How to submit your entries: Deadline is June 11, Judging will be done in August and announced in September News writing Submit a PDF of an article that presents new information or a new angle on information about past events. The story should have ample background information and context with a crisp lead and a well-written nut graph.
Editorial writing Submit a PDF of an editorial written as a statement of opinion by the staff, not a personal op-ed column. Editorials should be neither bylined nor initialed enter those as opinion columns in categories N4-N8. On-campus issues Submit a PDF of either a regularly appearing column or a one-time opinion piece that expresses a viewpoint regarding any issue or incident that affects your campus community.
Judged on quality of writing and amount of research and insight provided. Off-campus issues Submit a PDF of either a regularly appearing column or a one-time opinion piece that expresses a viewpoint regarding any issue or trend that goes beyond your campus community.
General or humor commentary Submit a PDF of either a regularly appearing personal opinion column or a humorous column.
All columns entered should be bylined by a single writer. Judged on quality of writing and the amount of research and insight provided. Staff editorials should be entered in the editorial writing category N3.
Sports commentary Submit a PDF of personal opinion sports writing modeled after regular columnists for daily professional media. Sports features should be entered in category N First person experience Submit a PDF of either a regularly appearing column or a one-time opinion piece that describes a personal experience that shaped the viewpoint of the writer.
Judged on quality of writing and insight provided. Not for first person reporting of a news or sports event. Submit such stories in category N1, N2 or N9. Sports news includes season summaries and game stories Submit a PDF of an article that emphasizes timely action such as season summaries and game stories.
Sports features includes profiles or season previews Submit a PDF of an article that uses lively details to clarify sports issues, to provide entertainment and insight about sports, or to profile the personality of sports figures, coaches or team members.
Also includes season previews. News feature Submit a PDF of an article that provides information supplementing a news story, usually by adding the human element behind a news event or by giving background through interpretation or explanation.
General feature Submit a PDF of an article that entertains through material that is interesting but not necessarily news oriented.
Emphasis should be on rich detail and liberal use of quotes. Cultural feature Submit a PDF of an opinion piece that reviews entertainment, food, travel, lifestyle, or fashion.The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation’s largest, longest-running visual and literary arts program recognizing accomplishments of students in grades Artwork submission is free.
Columbia Scholastic Press Association CSPA is an international student press association, founded in , whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, textbooks, critiques and award programs.
On Friday, February 2nd, , the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards recognized seven students from the high school and one from the middle school for their written work in the NJ Writing Region.
Within the Awards' 29 categories—which include poetry, photography, sculpture, humor, editorial cartoons, and video game design—a record-breaking , works of art and writing were. Twenty-nine MVRHS art, design, and technology students won a total of 47 awards this year across seven categories at the Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards.
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