The Most Prestigious National Writing Award
for High School students!

Enormous congratulations to all our local winners of the National Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards! Both are student staff at the Tupelo Press Teen Writing Center, and both are local Rising Star Award recipients, nominated by the Tupelo Press Teen Writing Center.

Baylina Pu – Charlottesville – Albemarle High School – Silver Medal for Poetry
Marie Ungar – Charlotteville – Albemarle High School – Gold Medal for Short Story

We’ve had the privilege of watching these students move through their writing lives, and are glad for them to have this much-deserved acknowledgment!