Two Middle School students earned honorable mentions for The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The Scholastic Awards are organized by the Alliance for Young Writers and Artists which is a nonprofit organization that identifies teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talent and brings their remarkable work to a national audience through The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. LizBeth Dominguez and Vicky Hernandez earned honorable mentions at the regional level. They were honored at State Historical Building in Des Moines on Sunday, March 11th. LizBeth Dominguez entered a sculpture of a shoe entitled "US/UK." Vicky Hernandez received an award for her painting "The Orange."