Three Sweepstakes winners and 10 National Award winners have been selected in the 2015 Quill and Scroll International Writing and Photography Contest for middle and junior high school students. Sweepstakes and National awards are presented in each of the three divisions. Sweepstakes winners receive a plaque and National winners receive certificates.

Professional journalists and journalism educators judging the contest noted the engaging story ideas and strength of writing and reporting in articles. Photographs were well executed in composition and technique. Learn more about the annual contest.

Sweepstakes Winners

Feature Writing

“From Russia, With Love”
Sara Whitley
John Sevier Middle School
Kingsport, Tennessee

Opinion Writing

“Complaints About Islam Standards Unfounded”
Russ Hubbard
John Sevier Middle School
Kingsport, Tennessee

Photography/News, Feature and Sports

“Time in Motion”
Emily Blunt
Richland R-1 School
Essex, Missouri

 

National Winners

Feature Writing

Maddilyn Rimer
John Sevier Middle School
Kingsport, Tennessee

Sarah Lee
Harvard-Westlake Middle School
Los Angeles, California

Opinion Writing

Emily Conn
Brownell Middle School
Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

Russ Hubbard
John Sevier Middle School
Kingsport, Tennessee

Photography

Princie Kim
Harvard-Westlake Middle School
Los Angeles, California

Madison Britt
John Sevier Middle School
Kingsport, Tennessee