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Bala Cynwyd students honored in pair of art competitions
Bala Cynwyd students honored in pair of art competitions

Seven Bala Cynwyd Middle School students were recently honored for their work in the Scholastic Art & Writing Regional Competition and's #MyClimateHero campaign.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Through the Awards, students receive opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. Students across America submitted nearly 350,000 original works this year in 29 different categories of art and writing.

Congratulations to all of Bala Cynwyd's winners this year's Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition!

Scholastic Art Winners

Noa Cutler (Grade 8)Silver Key
Clara Zhu (Grade 7)Honorable Mention (2)
Hannah Gao (Grade 7)Honorable Mention

Scholastic Writing Winners

Jessica Eichen (Grade 8)Regional Gold Medal, National Silver Medal
Oceane Box (Grade 7)Honorable Mention
Sean Li (Grade 8)Honorable Mention


In celebration of Earth Day, launched a new comic art series that tells the story of modern climate leaders building unprecedented cooperation, driving action and creating space for those most impacted to share their knowledge and perspectives. Sixth grade student Emily Zhang recently had her comic art selected as one of only 25 pieces to be part of their 2018 #MyClimateHero campaign. Zhang's piece, entitled Rogue Scientists (pictured above), was included in's art installation in Seattle and can be seen in a video they produced by clicking here.

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