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Wheatland Student Wins Scholastic Writing Award

CALEB BOHN RECOGNIZED IN THE 2020 WISCONSIN SCHOLASTIC ART AND WRITING AWARDS

Caleb Bohn, a former Wheatland Center School eighth grader, has received awards and recognition in the regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, earning a Gold Key in poetry for his work “Simple Beauty” which will advance to the national panel of judges in New York City. He also received two honorable mentions in the categories of short story and science fiction/fantasy.

Caleb Bohn - Poetry - “Simple Beauty”: Gold Key

Caleb Bohn - Short Story - “Awake”: Honorable Mention

Caleb Bohn  - Science Fiction / Fantasy - “Runaway”: Honorable Mention

Caleb will be honored at an awards ceremony on May 9th at UW-Parkside’s Rita Tallent Center for Arts and Humanities. There are three levels of recognition in the regional awards: the Gold Key, which is the highest award, followed by Silver Key and Honorable Mention awards. Entries receiving Gold Keys advance to New York for national judging by professional writers, editors, publishers, and educators, while Gold Key and Silver Key works are included in a published collection or exhibition of regional award-winning work. 

 

The Southeast Wisconsin Scholastic Writing Awards are open to students who are 13 or older in grades 7-12 from Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties. For additional information, please see artandwriting.org.