Lit Mag Wins Big at VHSL Media Championship


Polarity, the 2021 edition of the AHS literary art magazine, received top honors in the Virginia High School League Media Championship on Saturday.

The magazine brought home a Trophy Class designation, the highest possible award from VHSL.

Along with it’s overall designation, The Lantern staff also received the following awards.

Prose Spread:

1st Place: “Altitude” by Andy Packwood

2nd Place: “Natural Hue” by Olivia Gravely

Honorable Mention: “Archive of Lost Things” by Kate J. Fitzgerald

Poetry Spread:

1st Place: “Back When” by Kaitlyn G. Bitrick and H.A.K. Moneymaker’s

3rd Place: “Gazing” by Kate J. Fitzgerald

Short Fiction:

2nd Place:  “A Home For Our Daughters” by Andy Packwood

Concept Packaging:

3rd Place: The Lantern literary art magazine staff