Makena Wins Award in Art & Writing Contest

Makena Wins Award in Art & Writing Contest

I entered the Scholastic Art and Writing contest and placed in three categories. I received two honorable mentions for two different pieces under the Science Fiction/Fantasy category and a Silver Key for my piece, “Tulip” which was entered under the Flash Fiction category.

What organization/entity recognized the achievement?

The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers is the organization that sponsors the contest.

How did homeschooling help you achieve your goal?

Homeschooling gave me the confidence to enter writing contests.

What are your interests?

I am in theater and love acting. I belong to the Hawaii Theater Young Actors Ensemble. I have been in two plays already and will be in a Shakespeare play in April.

What are you inspired to do with your life?

I would like to be a writer and to be in theater in some way.

What are your favorite subjects?

I love reading, writing and music.