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Student writers win Gold Key honors

Lucia Rose Dahn '23 and Anya Dua '22 each won the highest award – a Gold Key recognition – in the 2020 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, joining a distinguished group of alumni award winners that include acclaimed authors Stephen King and Joyce Carol Oates. Dahn is taught by RE English teacher Elisabeth Anderson and Dua by Mike Townsend.
Dahn won her Gold Key in the category of Flash Fiction for her work Latched. She also won honorable mentions in the categories of novel writing and science fiction and fantasy.

Dua was honored with a Gold Key for A Growing Memory, an entry in the Personal Essay and Memoir category.

Since 1923, the Scholastic Awards have recognized teen artists and writers. The 2020 competition was presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers.
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Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.