Lab Students Receive Karina Eide Young Writers Awards

Middle School students Liv E. and Alina T. won Top Honors for their poems. Congratulations to all of the writers who were recognized for their work!

Each year the Dyslexic Advantage newsletter takes submissions for the Karina Eide Young Writers Awards. This year saw a record-breaking year for the number of submissions. Despite the fierce competition, several Lab students still managed to be singled out for their creative writing!

Award Winners
Middle School students Ari, Kenan, and Patrick show off their award winning writing.

The students worked on their odes, stories, and poems in their creative writing classes with Amy Young. A Middle School Teacher and Teaching artist, she guided the writers' creative process and helped them submit their work for consideration.

Below is the list of Lab students recognized by Dyslexic Advantage. Top Honors received $100, High Honors Received $50 and Honors Received $25! Congratulations to all of these amazing young writers.

Liv E - Top Honors for their poem "Alone in the Quiet

Alina T - Top Honors for her poem "River Song"


Ari G - High Honors for his "Ode to the Banana"

Kenan E - High Honors for his story "The Ash Weasel"


Patrick R - Honors for his story "The Lost Crown of Peeptopia"

Caroline M  - Honors for her "Ode to Chicken Nuggets"

Isla K - Honors for her story "Nate Boyd"


Elliott A - Unique Voice Award for his poem "The Sky Was Clear"


Henry R - Special Recognition for his "Ode to Thunder"

Riley T - Special Recognition for her story "Covid-19"

Idan G - Special Recognition for her story "School Days"


You can read the creative writing from the awardees in the full newsletter here: