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ACT Students Earn 26 Awards In Scholastic’s Writing Contest

ACT Scholastic Winners

Creative Writing students in EASTCONN’s Arts at the
Capitol Theater (ACT) performing arts magnet high school have again been honored for their creative works in the 2018 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, a prestigious national program that has supported teenagers’ artistic development since 1923.

Seventeen ACT students won 26 awards for their writing and poetry. Six of ACT’s 17 student  winners  earned 7 Gold Key Awards, Scholastic’s highest honor, in the first round of regional writing competitions among Northeastern states. Their works will now compete with regional Gold Key winners from across the United States.

EASTCONN’s ACT arts magnet high school enrolls
students in grades 9-12 from northeastern Connecticut. 

Located in EASTCONN’s historic Capitol Theater in downtown Willimantic, ACT offers a full-day high school program that focuses on rigorous core academics and a rich variety of arts disciplines. 

Learn more: ACT Principal Sarah Mallory, 860-465-5636, or smallory@eastconn.org.
ACT is currently accepting new students for 2018-2019.