January 7, 2021
ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Rocky River Middle School students Ellie Hammarlund and Beatrix Stickney combined to receive three recognitions in the 2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
Hammarlund won a Gold Key Award for her Flash Fiction piece titled Fall. Stickney claimed a pair of Honorable Mention awards for her Science Fiction & Fantasy works titled No Place Like Home and Feathers and The Fallen.
As a Gold Key Award winner, Hammarlund’s piece will continue to the national competition held each spring in New York City.
This year, students receiving awards will be recognized during a live virtual ceremony on Saturday, January 30.
Congratulations to Ellie and Beatrix and to their educator, RRMS Power of the Pen Advisor Melissa Stickney!