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Chicago Area Writing Project Hosts Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Publication: Northwest Indiana Times
Date: April 4, 2013

Summary: The Chicago Area Writing Project recently hosted the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for the fourth year in a row. Students Martin and Jack Downs were awarded Gold Keys, the highest level of writing achievement at the regional level.


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Brothers Martin and Jack Downs, of the Southeast Side, were both recently awarded Gold Keys by the Chicago Regional Affiliate of The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

This is the highest level of achievement at the regional level. Their writings were judged by a panel of Chicago educators and literacy professionals on originality, technical skill and personal vision or voice. Founded in 1923, The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the largest, longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teenagers in seventh through 12th grade. This is the fourth year for the Chicago Area Writing Project to host the 90-year-old program. . . .

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