High School Student Awards

Fran Abrams Creative Writing Award

From left: Amal Haddad – 2018 Fran Abrams Creative Writing Award recipient, Fran Abrams – Former AHCMC Grants Director, Suzan Jenkins – AHCMC CEO.
From left: Amal Haddad – 2018 Fran Abrams Creative Writing Award recipient, Fran Abrams – Former AHCMC Grants Director, Suzan Jenkins – AHCMC CEO.

The Fran Abrams Creative Writing Award is available to high school juniors enrolled in a public or non-public high school in Montgomery County who intend to pursue the study of, and/or career in, creative writing.

The award is presented to one recipient following a juried selection process that is based on the artistic merit of original work submitted and the applicant’s commitment to the creative writing discipline, not financial need. The awardee receives $3,000. A reception will take place at the Betty Mae Kramer Gallery in the Silver Spring Civic Building and will feature a reading by the awardee.

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Ida F. Haimovicz Visual Arts Award

From left: Astrid Dong – 2018 Ida F. Haimovicz Visual Arts Award recipient, members of the Haimovicz family.
From left: Astrid Dong – 2018 Ida F. Haimovicz Visual Arts Award recipient, members of the Haimovicz family.

The Ida F. Haimovicz Visual Arts Award is available to high school juniors enrolled in a public or non-public high school in Montgomery County who intend to pursue the study of, and/or career in, the visual arts.

The award is presented to one recipient following a juried selection process that is based on the artistic merit of original work submitted and the applicant’s commitment to the artistic discipline, not financial need. The awardee receives $3,000 and a solo exhibition at the Betty Mae Kramer Gallery in the Silver Spring Civic Building.

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