2015 National Scholastic Writing Contest
Regional Awards for
Local Students:

Charlottesville High School

Liam Hogan – Honorable Mention Writing Portfolio Dreamscapes and Memories 

Albemarle High School

Allison Jaggers – Honorable Mention Poetry Fact and Poetic Fiction 

Allison Jaggers – Silver Key Poetry Sleep

Emily Farabaugh – Honorable Mention Personal Essay/Memoir Inferno of Inspiration 

Emily Farabaugh –  Gold Key Poetry Remorse

Monticello High School

Heather Walton –  Honorable Mention Writing Portfolio Do Not Be Afraid

Kia Wassenaar  – Honorable Mention Flash Fiction The Murky Milky Way

Kia Wassenaar – Honorable Mention Poetry When We Dry Up 


In 2015 The Tupelo Press Teen Writing Center partnered with The UVA and Hollins University MFA Programs and poets from the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project Alumni to provide mentorships for interested upper class students preparing senior writing portfolios.  Mentorship applications for the 2016 Scholastic National Writing Contest will be available in August of 2015. For questions send an email to