Emma Carter, a PHS junior and Art Editor for the literary magazine, received the Governor's Award for Writing in Raleigh on April 17, 2017. The First Lady of North Carolina, Kristin Cooper, gave out the awards to students at the Governor's Mansion. Only six students from the state were honored, and Emma was the only student honored for her writing. Pictured: Emma Carter and First Lady Kristin Cooper, and Emma Carter with adviser Marva Hutchinson outside the Governor's Mansion.
Katherine Welch, literary magazine senior editor, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship for winning the district level in the Optimist essay contest based on a theme of "Chasing Optimism in the Face of Challenges." The essay will be sent to the international level to be judged along with winners from other Optimist districts.
The National Scholastic Press Association named Roars and Whispers a Pacemaker Winner at the spring National High School Journalism Convention in Seattle, Washington. The Pacemaker is the oldest and most prestigious award in scholastic journalism. Only seven schools received this honor. Roars and Whispers has won the award three times and has been named a finalist six times.
All PHS students are encouraged to submit art and photography.
All PHS students are encouraged to submit writing.
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Roars and Whispers is the poetic voice of Providence High School.Whether through the strength of our roars or the softness of our whispers, we will be heard.