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2014-06-02 12:25:41

Hundreds of National Scholastic Art & Writing Award-winning teens from across the country are gathering in New York City to attend events in their honor, including a Carnegie Hall ceremony featuring special addresses by entertainer Nick Cannon, Emmy® Award-winning actor David Strathairn and artist Kay WalkingStick; gallery exhibitions; a Maker Prom; and more NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City will be brimming with young, fresh talent beginning June 5 when the National...

2014-03-18 08:29:07

Young artists and writers gain exhibition and publication opportunities and access to more than $8 million in scholarships as they join the ranks of prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards alumni including Stephen King, Sylvia Plath and Zac Posen NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers has announced the national winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the country's longest-running and most prestigious award...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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