WHS Students Writing Awards

The Northeast Regional Scholastic Writing Awards recently honored a number of WHS students for writing pieces that ranged from humor to short stories to poetry to journalism.  Congratulations to our talented students.
The winners and their winning entries are:

Name

Grade

Type

Title

Award

Advisor if relevant

Ryan Chao

12

Humor

Alien Discovery

Honorable Mention

Alicia Collins

Humor

Loan Me a Hand: Teens and Tweens Demand Student Loans

Honorable Mention

Portfolio

Curveballs

Honorable Mention

Alicia Collins

Pamela Hao

10

Science Fiction

Statue cold woman begins on an island

Silver Key

Poetry

Ware Ghazal

Honorable Mention

Poetry

Three synonyms for a chinese daughter

Silver Key

Gabriela Friel

11

Short Story

Barbara’s Box

Honorable Mention

Matthew Henry

Lila Li

11

Poetry

I used to be afraid of the dark. Did I tell you that?

Silver Key

Personal Essay/Memoir

The price of fruit

Gold Key

Matthew Henry

Amelie Hoduc

11

Personal Essay/Memoir

Rot

Honorable Mention

Matthew Henry

Xianyang Zou

11

Personal Essay/Memoir

The Things I Left Behind

Gold Key

Matthew Henry

Jeffrey Asaredanquah

12

Journalism

The METCO program means more than you think it does

Honorable Mention