Captain Shreve Senior Wins national award | Arts & Culture
Nicholas Fry, Captain Shreve High School senior, was awarded the Silver Key for his short story and personal essay submissions to the 2013 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Fry also won an Honorable Mention for another short story. Fry plans to major in English education in college.
Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards began in 1923 to recognize young artists and authors. It annually receives over 100,000 submissions from across the nation to be judged by top professionals in the visual and literary arts fields. Submissions are rated on originality, technical skill, and emergence of a personal voice or vision.
Past winners of the prestigious award include Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, Robert Redford, and Joyce Carol Oates.