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CovCath Announces Scholastic Writing Award Winners

Covington Catholic has announced that 13 students have been acknowledged for their writing abilities in the Northern Kentucky Region of the Scholastic Writing Competition for 2016, some with multiple awards.

Senior Nathan Wagner (Short Story) received a Gold Key Award, representing most exceptional honors. His work will now be entered into the national competition in New York City. Gold Key recipients show outstanding writing of which is the most original, demonstrates the best technique, and has a personal voice. 

Senior Coleman Sweeney (Short Story/Poetry), juniors Jacob Dressman (Humor) and Mark Briede (Short Story), and sophomore Jack Scharstein (Poetry) received a Silver Key Award. Silver Key recipients demonstrate high honors only on the regional level.

An Honorable Mention Award was also given to seniors Alex McBride (Poetry), Max Schaefer (Science Fiction/Fantasy/Writing Portfolio), and Coleman Sweeney (Poetry/Writing Portfolio), juniors Jacob Rohling (Personal Essay/Memoir) and Ryan O’Connell (Poetry), and sophomores Isaac Boldery (Short Story), Avery Dietz (Poetry), Tyler MacKnight (Critical Essay), and Jack Maile (Personal Essay/Memoir). This honor recognizes artistic potential in the recipient.

All winners, their parents and family members are invited to attend the 12th Annual Northern Kentucky Scholastic Writing Awards Ceremony on Sunday, March 20 at Covington Catholic High School’s Griffin Centre at 3:00 pm. Students from all of Northern Kentucky will be in attendance to receive awards.

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