Hutchison Girls Earn Prestigious Writing Awards

Congratulations to the 12 Hutchison girls who earned Scholastic Writing Awards at the Nonprofit Alliance for Young Writers’ Southeastern competition!
Our girls demonstrated a mastery of storytelling and creativity in genres as varied as science fiction, humor, short story, and poetry.

The four girls who received Gold Keys will move on to compete nationally in March.
Gold Key
  • Sakshi Singh ’24; Personal Essay/Memoir
  • Loralei Forgette ’23’; Poetry
  • Ana Christi Hunter ’23; Poetry
  • Eleanor Merchant ’23; Short Story
Silver Key
  • Zelia Cedeño-Avila ’24; Poetry
  • Lauren Dukes ’24; Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • Zoe Ford ’23; One in Sci-Fi/Fantasy and One in Short Story
  • Juliette Forgette ’23; Poetry
  • Loralei Forgette ’23; Two in Flash Fiction and One in Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • Ana Christi Hunter ’23; Poetry
  • Helen Kastner ’23; Poetry
  • Grace Ellsworth ’21; Short Story
Honorable Mention
  • Izzy Ellis ’24; Short Story
  • Caroline Kim ’24; Short Story

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Hutchison is the leading private girls school in Memphis for ages 2 years old through twelfth grade.