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  May 24th, 2012       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Meryl Streep, Edward Sorel and MC Lars will share the spotlight at Carnegie Hall with the nation’s future in creativity – the talented and ambitious teens who have achieved national honors in the 89th annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. More than 800 teens and their families and teachers, representing 46 states, are expected to attend the celebration, including 15 graduating seniors who will receive Portfolio Gold Medals and $10,000 scholarships. Presented by the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the country’s longest-running, most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for creative teenagers. The celebration will kick-off on the night of May 31 when the Empire State Building will be lit in gold to honor student winners. At the June 1 ceremony at Carnegie Hall, Ms. Streep will congratulate the students and provide wisdom for them to take on their creative paths, Mr. Sorel will be presented with the 2012 Alumni Achievement Award, and MC Lars will perform. More on the event can be read here. Many thanks to Glenn for the heads-up!




  • michelle b

    my daughter is a 2012 scholastic gold medal recipient and was fortunate (and elated) to have the opportunity to meet meryl streep last night at carnegie hall…and we were thrilled to be i the audience to hear her speak…an evening that will never be forgotten.

  • Allene Webster

    My grandson, Ryan Tingey, from Henderson, NV is receiveing a gold metal for his photography tonight, and our family considers it such an honor that Meryl Streep will be hosting the program on behalf of the
    Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. It is amazing to learn that he is following in the footsteps of such creative artists as Robert Redford, Andy Warhol and many others who also received awards from this scholarship and recognition program.

  • M143

    Does she never go on a holiday?