BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore Faculty for the Arts scholar just lately gained a prestigious regional award.
Mia Dyer is a junior on the faculty. She’s been named a 2021 recipient of the Scholastic Artwork and Writing Award.
Of the two,700 entries, she’s certainly one of solely 94 to get a Gold Key award.
Strolling within the halls of the Baltimore Faculty for The Arts, Dyer is aware of there’s nice historical past within the constructing, however she was reluctant to confess she’s now a part of the illustrious historical past.
For this movie scholar, her entry was about ladies in Nineteen Twenties Hollywood.
“I noticed this text from a ebook again within the 20s that described Hollywood within the filmmaking trade as a Manless Eden as a result of it was so dominated by ladies,” Dyer stated.
“So I used to be actually shocked that it was ever often known as one thing that was a ladies’s place to be working and an inventive place that was making some huge cash. I began researching and my paper turned what brought about that decline,” she added.
When requested how her essay was obtained, Dyer stated a lot of her friends had been within the matter.
“I feel it’s one thing once more that you simply simply don’t hear,” Dyer stated.
The award has been round for practically a century. Writer Stephen King was a recipient, and so was poet Amanda Gorman.
Gorman carried out at President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ Inauguration only a month in the past.
“I feel I’m humble as a result of I’m surrounded by so many gifted individuals,” Dyer stated as she mirrored on the expertise in her highschool.
Dyer additionally had a second entry that bought an honorable point out.