Annika Christensen Wins Second Writing Award

On February 5, Grade 11 student Katherine Christensen won a Silver Key Scholastic Writing Award in the memoir category. This is the second year in a row that Katherine has won a Scholastic award. Last year her story "The Train Station Bathroom" won in the humor category.

Katherine is part of the after-school Annie Writers activityin which students develop creative writing skills, participate in workshops with professional authors, attend festivals and write short plays for theatre students to perform. Her fellow writers in the activity helped her fine-tune her award-winning memoir.


Annie Wright Schools
827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403

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Founded in Tacoma, Washington, in 1884, Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower  and Middle Schools offer co-ed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for girls  and boys offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School.