Five students win awards for journalism, fiction

Five students won Scholastic Writing Awards in categories ranging from poetry to short stories. Ali Pechman ’08, Melissa Saphier ’08, Becca Title ’08 and Esther Zuckerman ’08 won regional awards. Anderson Alden ’09 won a national silver award for his collection of poems. Saphier and Title each wrote a collection of poems and won regional gold awards. Zuckerman won a regional gold award for her short story. Pechman also won a regional gold award for two pieces of journalism previously published in the Chronicle.