HSE Writer Named Scholastic Winner

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High School East junior Alexis Yang has been awarded a silver key in the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for her flash fiction, “Bubble Gum.” Alexis, a 2018 national gold medal winner in the Scholastic competition, is the co-editor of Solstice, High School East’s literary magazine, a member of the National English Honor Society and Habitat for Humanity. Last summer, Alexis attended the Juniper Summer Writing Institute at University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is pictured with High School East librarian and Solstice adviser Jean Marie Kliphuis and High School East Principal Dr. Kevin Simmons.