Rising Voices Awards

The Rising Voices Awards recognize outstanding writing produced by Teens in Print’s student journalists quarterly. Articles are nominated by Teens in Print staff members and scored by a panel of volunteer readers. Winners receive a cash prize along with recognition on our social media and this website.

Fall 2020 Nominees

Personal Essay

Photo Essay

Listicle

Library with hanging light bulbs. Photo courtesy of Janko Ferlič on Unsplash. Rising voices awards winner badge

Six influential books for Black girls

Högakustenbron bridge in the pink and the clouds. Photo courtesy of Anders Jildén on Unsplash.Rising voices awards winner badge

Six extremely underrated rare aesthetics

Chocolate mousse on a cake stand. Photo courtesy of Jordane Mathieu on Unsplash. Rising voices awards winner badge

Would you consider Mousse desserts during Covid-19?

Op-Ed

Woman with headphones in, staring into space. Photo courtesy of Siddarth Bhogra on Unsplash.Rising voices awards winner badge

Why we need boredom

Blood sugar testers for people with diabetes. Photo courtesy of Mykenzie Johnson on Unsplash.Rising voices awards winner badge

The ramifications of rising healthcare and drug prices

Photo of bobbleheads depicting Jesus Christ, Barack Obama and Donald Trump on display in a novelty gift shop. Image courtesy of Stephen Mayes via Unsplash. Rising voices awards winner badge

Stop celebritizing our politicians

Hard News

Photo of protest sign with an image of a burning earth with the words, "Wake up." Image courtesy of Markus Spiske via Unsplash. Rising voices awards winner badge

Wake up, Bostonians — Our environment is falling apart

Image of writing on an outdoor wall, "If you repeat a lie often enough, it becomes t̶r̶u̶t̶h̶ politics." Photo courtesy of Brian Wertheim via Unsplash. Rising voices awards winner badge

How our political climate divides our country and our personal relationships

Photo of a stethoscope and medical chart. Image courtesy of Pexels.Rising voices awards winner badge

Deconstructing America's healthcare system