Three Governor’s students won National Medals in the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Maeve Corbett ‘18 of Beverly, MA won two National Medals for writing - a Gold Medal for her poem, and a distinctive American Voices Award for a personal essay. Maeve is the only student in Massachusetts to earn an American Voices Award for writing this year.
Afoma Maduegbuna ‘17 of Mohegan Lake, NY won two Silver Medals for writing (Dramatic Script, Personal Essay) and Kevin Zou ‘18 of Somerville, MA won a Gold Medal for photography. This is the most National Medals that Govs students have earned in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition in one year.
Only 114 Massachusetts high school students earned National Medals for their writing or art this year (85 in art, 29 in writing). Govs students won 5 of the 22 National Awards given to students from independent high schools in Massachusetts. No other independent high school earned more than three National Medals. 26 Govs students have won National Medals in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition since 1999. (20 in art, six in writing).
Congratulations to Maeve, Afoma, and Kevin!
Kevin Zou '18 Gold Medal for photography, "The Other Side"
To read about our 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing award winners, click here.