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Altamont Student Wins National Writing Award
Julie Beckwith

On March 16, 2020, Scholastic Art & Writing released the names of National Medal recipients. We are proud to announce that 8th grader Lucine Carsen earned a Silver Medal for her short story "American Dreams."

Nearly 340,000 works of art and writing were submitted to the 2020 Scholastic Awards. Receiving a National Medal places Lucine within the top one percent of all submissions.

As a National Medalist Lucine will have her work published in the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers online galleries at in June. Her name will also be listed in the 2020 Yearbook, a companion publication to The Best Teen Art and The Best Teen Writing anthologies.

Congratulations Lucine!

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