Friday, April 10, 2009

Michael Scognamiglio wins national award for Niswarth poem

Michael Scognamiglio '10 has won a national award for his poem, Young Girl at Temple, which he wrote during the Niswarth program. He will be recognized by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers at a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City on June 4th, 2009. There were over 140,000 works of art and writing submitted in this competition and Michael won a silver medal in the poetry category.

The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers was founded to recognize the important contributions teen artists and writers make to the cultural landscape of the United States and beyond. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the nation's longest-running, largest, most prestigious recognition program for creative teenagers in grades 7-12.

Congratulations, Michael!

To read the poem, scroll down and read the blog entry from September 29, 2008.

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