Creative Writing

Below you can read about my honors and awards for my creative writing. If you click on some of the titles, you can read the short stories.


The Gary Hogan Memorial Award for Excellence in Writing (2012)

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards (2012)

  • Honorable Mention, Overall Senior Writing Portfolio
  • Gold Key for Flash Fiction, “Coconuts
  • Silver Key for Short Story “Mexican Smells
  • Silver Key for Personal Essay/Memoir, “Mind Over Matter”
  • Honorable Mention for Short Story, “Blurred Identity


*Top image: Flowers reaching towards the sky at the Zaragoza Ranch in Jalisco, Mexico. Photo by Rocio Guenther.