RBR Creative Writers Win Four National Awards
and Over 120 Regional Honors in Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Red Bank Regional (RBR) Creative Writing Majors in the Visual & Performing Arts Academy (VPA) once again earned a bounty of awards in the prestigious the national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, which is sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. Four students won national awards with Jordan Fleming of Red Bank winning a gold medal. Silver medals went to: Skylar Eber (Bradley Beach), Willow Martin (Little Silver), and Mya Nunnally (Red Bank). Selected students will be invited with their teacher, Dr. Gretna Wilkinson, to attend the award ceremonies at Carnegie Hall on June 2.. National Winners represent less than 1% of nearly 320,000 works of art and writing submitted. Student works are submitted from all over the nation. Gold medalist winners will have their work displayed at the National Exhibition at the New School Parsons School of Design, and Pratt Institute’s Pratt Manhattan Gallery from June 2 to 12. RBR students were also honored with many regional awards including 30 Gold Keys, 39 Silver Keys and 55 Honorable Mentions. All RBR’s talented authors and award winners are pictured with their teacher.They are: front row: Abby Decker, Emma Wright, Emma Gory, Hannah Nishiura, Skylar Eber; Second Row: Suubi Mondesir, Giulia Dostie,Liv Winnicki, Dr. Wilkinson, Desiree Marshall, Emily Lugos, Kiera LeeEmily Rothberg, Third Row: Grace Cody Izzy Halloran, Mya Nunnally, Meghan Pawlak, Ash Riegler, Belinda Bohrman, Alma Sanchez Hernandez, Gianna Aprezia, Nicolette Glen, Morgan Almasy, Jordan Flemming, Alex Sosa; Back Row: Aidan Lyons, Corbin Nielsen, Jay Izzo, Sam Zatorski, Abby Westgate, Gabby Amorelli, Willow Martin, Phoebe Carr.