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Sep 13, 2017, 10:30 ET 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Now Open For Submissions With Scholarship Opportunities For Teens

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation's longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition initiative for creative...


Aug 14, 2017, 08:00 ET 2017 Class Of National Student Poets Announced

The National Student Poets Program (NSPP) has announced its sixth class of youth poets. Five teenagers have been chosen from among thousands of...


Jun 09, 2017, 14:01 ET National 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Recipients Celebrated at Carnegie Hall

More than 680 creative teens from across the country gathered at Carnegie Hall in New York City last night to be recognized as national recipients...


Mar 14, 2017, 13:00 ET 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Teen Recipients Announced

The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers today announced the national award recipients of the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing...


Oct 24, 2016, 11:43 ET #MyCreativeYear: Why Creative Teens Should Share Their Story

Today's teens have many ways to connect and share with their peers including online, social media, texting and more. Even though there are...


Sep 14, 2016, 10:00 ET Calling All Creative Teens: 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Now Open for Submissions with New Scholarship Opportunities

 The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation's longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition initiative for creative...


Sep 08, 2016, 17:07 ET White House Committee Names Five Student Poets For Prestigious National Student Poets Program

 The fifth annual class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP)—the nation's highest honor for youth poets— has been announced...


Sep 06, 2016, 09:59 ET The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Receives Grant from the New York Life Foundation to Support Grieving Teens

 Nearly one in 20 children in the U.S. will lose a parent before the age of 16* – and, now more than ever, there is a critical need for...


Jun 01, 2016, 09:00 ET National 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Recipients to Be Celebrated at Carnegie Hall

 More than 660 creative teens from across the country will gather at Carnegie Hall in New York City tomorrow evening to be recognized as...


Oct 08, 2015, 18:19 ET White House Committee Names Five Teen Poets for Prestigious National Student Poets Program

The fourth annual class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP)—the nation's highest honor for youth poets—has been announced by...


Sep 18, 2014, 13:50 ET Five High School Students Receive Nation's Top Honor for Youth Poets

 The 2014 class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP), the nation's highest honor for teen poets presenting original work, began their...


Apr 01, 2014, 09:10 ET National Student Poets Amplify the Teen Voice for National Poetry Month

 During their tenure as teen literary ambassadors, the second annual class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP) has been actively...


Sep 23, 2013, 10:19 ET Second Annual Class of National Student Poets Appointed to Serve One Year as Literary Ambassadors

Class of Five High School Writers Selected by White House Committee for the National Student Poets Program, the Nation's Highest Honor for Youth...


Sep 23, 2012, 09:24 ET Inaugural Class of Five Outstanding High School Students Appointed as National Student Poets by White House Committee

Five teenagers demonstrated to the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival audience this weekend that poetry is alive and thriving amongst...


Nov 21, 2011, 10:50 ET National Student Poets Program Launches

 The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) have partnered with...