4 FCAHS Students Recognized in Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Teen Media Awards
Three Fox Chapel Area School District students and one recent graduate placed in the 2020 Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Teen Media Awards. Fox Chapel Area High School 2020 graduate Anzu Sekikawa was awarded first place and an honorable mention for her 2D art. Junior Alexa Berman won second place and an honorable mention for her 2D art. Fox Chapel Area High School sophomore Sloane Simon won first place in the music category. Dorseyville Middle School seventh-grader Dalisay Quemado also won an honorable mention for her 2D artwork.
More than 200 young writers, visual artists, musicians, filmographers, and inventors in Allegheny County vied for honors in the library’s 2020 Teen Media Awards, which includes the Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest and the Labsy Awards. The awards, which serve as a platform for celebrating teens and their original content, recognize a broad range of creative work. First- and second-place winners in each category received cash awards. The Labsy Awards, which is the portion of the contest Fox Chapel Area students won awards in, are open to Allegheny County students in grades 6-12. Entries were judged by a panel of 33 Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh staff and Learn & Earn teen employees.