Village ninth grader Urvashi D. received a Scholastic National Gold Key and was named the top 9th grade writer in the country. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are "the nation's longest-running and most prestigious recognition program" for students from "grades 7-12." The contest had over 330,000 visual art and writing entries, of which 2,700 were nationally recognized. She was honored at Carnegie Hall in New York City and received a $500.00 scholarship for her accomplishment. Urvashi is a talented writer, an excellent speech and debate competitor and an honor roll student at Village. Well done, Urvashi!