Greens Farms Academy is a PreK-12, coed school in Westport, CT

Student Writers Win 51 Scholastic Writing Awards

Works from the following Middle and Upper School students were selected to receive 2020 Scholastic Writing Awards: 

Seventh Grade

Maria Fotin: “Two Hearts” (Poetry) — Honorable Mention

Julia Zagar: “See You Tomorrow!” (Short Story) — Honorable Mention

Eighth Grade

Quinn Reynolds: “Claudine and the Weather That Covers” (Pers. Essay & Memoir) — Honorable Mention

Ninth Grade

Elizabeth Jones: “PAGE” (Poetry) — Honorable Mention

10th Grade

Shealeigh Crombie: “To the Girl in the Picture Frame” (Poetry) — Honorable Mention

Mary Elsener: “The Actualities of Passion” (Poetry) — Silver Key

Alicja Farber: “Nationalism” (Poetry) — Honorable Mention

Jake Farber: “Car Ride Home” (Poetry) — Silver Key

Jake Farber: “Hello” (Poetry) — Honorable Mention

Matthew Fieldman: “Borglum Road” (Poetry) — Silver Key

Kavya Krishnamurthy: “Flower Child” (Personal Essay & Memoir) — Silver Key

Kavya Krishnamurthy: “Essential Nye” (Critical Essay) — Gold Key

Sanskriti Kumar: “Stuck with Everywhere to Go” (Poetry) — Honorable Mention

Kevin Kuryla: “Sunset Road” (Poetry) — Silver Key

Natilie Mikhaeel: “To My Mother Countries” (Poetry) — Gold Key

Natilie Mikhaeel: “Prayer In My Hoodie” (Poetry) — Gold Key

Danielle Mirin: “A Little Red Leaf” (Flash Fiction) — Gold Key

Alex Modzelewski: “Reminiscence” (Poetry) Honorable Mention

Andie Morelli: “Harvard Street” (Poetry) — Honorable Mention

Jed Morgan: “My Mind” (Poetry) — Honorable Mention

Joanne Park: “Mango Juice” (Poetry) — Gold Key

Will San Jose: “Tunnel Vision” (Flash Fiction) — Silver Key

Hannah Shairer: “Grandfather's Ashes” (Poetry) — Silver Key

Ayla Shively: “To Those Who Want to Listen” (Poetry) — Honorable Mention

Antara Singh-Ghai: “Beautiful Things (A Love Letter to Before)” (P.E.. & Mem.) — Honorable Mention

Emma Smith: “The Clear Sounds of Mumbling” (Poetry) — Honorable Mention

Nicole Taylor: “For Me” (Poetry) — Honorable Mention

Juju Wu: “Esmond Place” (Poetry) — Silver Key

11th Grade

Cayla Bernstein: “How Nice it Was” (Short Story) — Gold Key

Sofia Ebbesen: “Warm Citrus Perfume” (Personal Essay & Memoir) — Honorable Mention

Samantha Freeman: “Velcro” (Poetry) — Honorable MentionGail GreinerGreens Farms Academy, Westport CT

Hannah Macdonald: “Sticks and Stones” (Personal Essay & Memoir) — Honorable Mention

Max Morfoot: “The Green Goblin” (Personal Essay & Memoir) — Honorable Mention

Lucy Nelson: “Picture Frame” (Personal Essay & Memoir) — Silver Key

Comfort Omotunde: “Rustling Bustling Train to Nowhere” (Poetry) — Silver Key

Comfort Omotunde: “The Question” (Personal Essay & Memoir) — Honorable Mention

Katherine Stidolph: “In Between” (Short Story) — Silver Key

12th Grade

Kobi Agard: “Cinnamon” (Flash Fiction) — Honorable Mention

Wes Breier: “Narrow Road to the Interior” (Personal Essay & Memoir) — Honorable Mention

Wes Breier: “A Museum for Me” (Flash Fiction) — Honorable Mention

Jessica Cramer: “Winter Wonderland” (Personal Essay & Memoir) — Gold Key

Jessica Cramer: “Narrow Road to the Interior” (Personal Essay & Memoir) — Gold Key

Clare Foley: “Perfect Practice” (Flash Fiction) — Honorable Mention

Noah Kanfer: “The Gorgeous Greenery of the Magical Marsh” (Pers. Ess. & Memoir) — Honorable Mention

Ethan Lior: “A Salt Marsh Symphony” (Personal Essay & Memoir): Honorable Mention

Marcus Ng: “Narnia” (Flash Fiction) — Honorable Mention

Jack Ramsay: “Goldenrod and the Gifts of the Marsh” (Personal Essay & Memoir) — Silver Key

Jack Ramsay: “Memories Through Maple” (Personal Essay & Memoir) — Silver Key

Kaitlin Reed: “Shenanigans” (Short Story) — Honorable Mention

Kaitlin Reed: “Crossroads” (Short Story) — Honorable Mention

Niklas Simonsen: “A Fork a Spoon and A Sickle” (Flash Fiction) — Gold Key

Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized the vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation’s youth, and provided opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The awards give students opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. Students across America submitted nearly 320,000 original works this year in 29 different categories of art and writing.