LBSS Student Writers Receive 2021 Scholastic Regional Writing Awards

By FCPS News Release
February 08, 2021

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) student writers won 30 Gold Key awards in the 2021 Regional Scholastic Writing Awards competition.  In all, 163 Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mentions were earned by FCPS students. Regional winners will be honored at an online reception at a date to be announced.

Winners in the regional competition came from 20 Fairfax County middle and high schools, including the following four students from LBSS: 

  • Camila Becerra: Personal Essay and Memoir, Honorable Mention
  • Bianca Blancaflor: Poetry, Honorable Mention
  • Stephanie Groves:  Personal Essay and Memoir, Honorable Mention
  • Aria Mias: Short Story, Silver Key award

The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, is the largest, longest-running recognition program of its kind in the United States. Writing categories include critical essay, dramatic script, flash fiction, humor, journalism, novel writing, personal essay and memoir, poetry, science fiction and fantasy, short story, and writing portfolio. More information about the Scholastic Awards is available online.  A complete list of FCPS winners can be found here.

Congratulations to our talented Bruin students!