At the end of January, students receive award notification in their ORS student account.  Recognition letters and award certificates are available for download on student accounts. Letters and Certificates are not mailed, but can be collected if students attend the Regional Ceremony.  Gold and Silver Key pins can be mailed to students, if requested.


Regional winners are listed on the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project’s Scholastic Google site.

National award winners are announced in March and are listed on the Scholastic Art and Writing Award site:

Schools are welcome to share the winning list on their own websites.  Students may also publish their winning pieces in school newspapers, literacy magazines, or on school websites.   *After National awards are announced in March, please reach out to the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers ( for publication permissions.