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Missouri Writing Region of the Scholastic Writing Awards

Missouri Writing Region of the Scholastic Writing Awards 

The Scholastic Writing Awards will open in September. Missouri region anticipates more than 1,000 entries from students in grades 7-12. With eleven categories -- from flash fiction to critical essay -- students can submit writing in the genre of choice. The Scholastic Writing Awards are a national competition and Gold Key winners from Missouri (and Kansas counties near Kansas City) advance to the next level. 

Gold Key, Silver Key and Honorable Mention awards are distributed in each category, and winners are invited to the annual Scholastic Writing Awards Ceremony at the Tan Tar-A resort in Osage Beach, MO in February. 

Visit Art and Writing to submit student work. And contact Katie Kline if you have any questions about this year's competition or would like some posters sent to your school. 

Missouri Youth Write Winners

The winning students' writings from the Missouri Writing Region for the national Scholastic writing contest comprise each edition of Missouri Youth Write, a journal sponsored by the Missouri Council of Teachers of English.

Gallery of National Award Winners

About Scholastic Art & Writing Awards  Through the Scholastic Awards, teens in grades 7 through 12 from public, private, or home schools can apply in 29 categories of art and writing for their chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited and published. Beyond the Awards, the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers produces a number of programs to support creative students and their educators, including the Art.Write.Now.Tour, the National Student Poets Program, the Scholastic Awards Summer Workshops and Scholastic Awards Summer Scholarships programs, the Golden Educators Residency, and much more.