Eleventh grader Ingrid Nilsson recently received a Silver Key Scholastic Writing Award in the category of “Personal Essay and Memoir.” The award is presented by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program, the longest-running, most prestigious educational initiative supporting student achievement in the visual and literary arts in the United States.
Ingrid is currently the editor-in-chief of the Athens Academy newspaper, The Spartan Review, and has been a contributor to both the newspaper and the school’s literary review. She is also the Athens Academy nominee for the National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Award.
The Silver Key award is part of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Program and is presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers as part of its annual contest. According to their website, their mission is to “identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.”