BRIARCLIFF, N.Y. -- Briarcliff High School junior Devon Bombassei earned recognition in the 2016 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
Bombassei’s personal essay, “Caution: Do NOT Associate Losing with Dying” received an honorable mention nod in the Hudson-to-Housatonic region.
The award winners are selected by a jury panel of professional novelists, editors, teachers, poets, librarians, journalists and other professionals from a pool of approximately 1,800 submissions.
Bombassei will be honored along with the other regional winners at an awards ceremony March 6 at Manhattanville College.
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