Win writing awards
Two Bay View Academy Upper School students earned Silver Keys in the Scholastic Writing Awards recently. Michelle Taraian, a senior from Warwick, won a Silver Key in Senior Portfolio for her collection entitled “Alternate Worlds.” Emily Gleason, a junior from Tiverton, won a Silver Key in the Memoir category for “The Crest.” In addition, four Bay View juniors earned honorable mentions. They are Tracy Bettencourt, East Providence, an honorable mention in the Memoir category; Brittany Lizotte, Johnston, honorable mention award for her collection of five poems; Sydnie Merlino, honorable mention in the Memoir category and Grace Sneesby, Providence, honorable mention in the Memoir category. Pictured from left (back row) Tracy Bettencourt and Michelle Taraian and (front row) Brittany Lizotte, Grace Sneesby and Sydnie Merlino. Emily Gleason was absent on the day of the group photo.