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Triniti Wade is a Young Arts Merit Winner

Trinit Wade

Miami, November 30, 2017 - Triniti Wade, of School for Advanced Studies North Campus, has been named a 2018 Young Arts Merit Winner in Writing by the National YoungArts Foundation. She was selected from the most competitive pool of applicants to date. Wade joins 757 of the nation's most promising young artists from 47 states across the literary, visual, design, and performing arts. Winners receive cash awards of up to $10,000, opportunities to participate in YoungArts programs nationwide and engage with renowned mentors, and guidance in taking important steps toward achieving their artistic goals.

All 2018 winners are between 15 and 18 years old and are in grades 10 to 12 of high school. Wade is eligible to participate in the YoungArts regional program in Miami that will occur in February, 2018. She will also have the opportunity to share her work with the public at renowned institutions such as the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the New World Center on Miami Beach.

Triniti's goal is to one day pursue a career as a storyteller in films. Academy Award Winner Tarell A. McCraney of "Moonlight" fame, who grew up in Miami, was a 1999 YoungArts Winner in Theater. Triniti's dream is to follow a similar path into movie making.

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