Birchwood eighth grade students earned gold key, silver key, and honorable mention in the Regional Scholastic Writing Awards.
Samyuktha Iyer (Highland Heights) was awarded a gold key for her personal essay and memoir, “A Pop of Color in a Grey Place.”
Rohan Kumar (Brunswick) also earned the gold key award for his short story, “The Struggle.”
Qiwen Wu (Cleveland) won a gold key for her short story entitled, “Because of You.”
Nikhil Mahajan (Orange Village) won a silver key in the science fiction and fantasy category for his story, “The Kidney.”
James Mamone (Parma) was also awarded a silver key in science fiction and fantasy for his, “Fear of the Unknown.”
Dhyani Nautiyal (Lakewood) earned honorable mention for his humor writing entitled “Vengeance.”
Nasreen Shukar’s (Cleveland) flash fiction, “Moving Away” was also awarded honorable mention.