The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the longest running, most prestigious competition and largest source of scholarships for creative teenagers in the United States. It has an impressive legacy and a noteworthy roster of past winners including Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, and Joyce Carol Oates and many others. 

The program is structured to identify and recognize students through regional award designations (Gold Key, Silver Key, Honorable Mention, and American Visions and Voices Nominees) and national award designations (Gold Medal, Silver Medal, American Visions and Voices Medal). 

Sasha Araujo, a Bishop Gorman freshman was a participant in the 2014 National Scholastic Art & Writing competition. Her submission this year was recognized with a Gold Key in the photography category for Nevada and Later this month her photograph was recognized with a National Gold Medal. Way to go Sasha! We are so proud of you.