Creative Writing students receive national honors in Scholastic Awards

March 25, 2016

Four current Interlochen Arts Academy Creative Writing program students have received national honors in the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in poetry, science fiction and in short stories. From the nearly 320,000 works of art and writing submitted to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, only the top 1 percent end up recognized on the national level.

National award recipients included creative writers: Sarah Arnett (senior), Alexa Curnutte (junior), Lizzy Lemieux (junior) and Annalise Lozier (junior). A complete list of their works and honors can be found at the bottom of this story.

Congratulations to all of our national recipients and to the dozens of students who brought home regional honors earlier this year.

Sarah Arnett, Second Chances for the Shell Station on Route 30, Silver Medal (Poetry)
Alexa Curnutte, Life Moving Forward, Gold Medal (Short Story)
Lizzy Lemieux, Garden Girl-For Evy, Silver Medal (Poetry)
Lizzy Lemieux, Matryoshka, Gold Medal (Poetry)
Lizzy Lemieux, Matryoshka, American Voices Medal (Poetry)
Lizzy Lemieux, Sunny Side Up, Silver Medal (Poetry)
Lizzy Lemieux, The Making of a Femme Fatale, Gold Medal (Short Story)
Annalise Lozier, Coriolis, Gold Medal (Science Fiction)