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Hall Students Recognized by Connecticut Students Writers Magazine

Ten students from West Hartford’s Hall High School have earned recognition from Connecticut Students Writers magazine.

Submitted by Carol Blejwas

Ten students from William H. Hall High School garnered recognition from the Connecticut Student Writers Magazine.

They are seniors Michael Cherny, Alicia Chiu, Amy Hildago, and Afrah Kahlil, and juniors Anna Baker, Jack Brown, Julia Cianflone, Liv Drazen, Connor Ferguson, and Sarah Goldman.

Connecticut Student Writers is a magazine established in 1987 by the Connecticut Writing Project to honor excellence in writing by students from kindergarten through high school. Annually, almost 2,000 students from across Connecticut submit entries vividly demonstrating their passion for the craft of writing.

Connor Ferguson earned Gold recognition for “Truth Has Kicked the Bucket” (non-fiction).

Julia Cianflone earned Silver for “What You’re Made Of” (non-fiction).

Honorable Mentions were earned by Alicia Chiu for “lunch ?” (artwork), “nearly violent” (poetry) and “Make Up, My Truth” (non-fiction); Michael Chernyfor Alive, An Abstract Term (non-fiction) and “A Standardized Test” (poetry); Amy Hildago for “The Climb” (artwork); Anna Baker for “Unhappy Earth Day” (fiction); Jack Brown for “Understanding Others’ Realities” (non-fiction); Liv Drazen for “Stages” (poetry); Sarah Goldman for “To Save America’s Unions The Government Must Intervene” (non-fiction); and Afrah Kahlil for “Refuge Life: (non-fiction).

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