The timeline for this year’s Silver Pen is one of the biggest changes. We realized that by hosting the awards ceremonies in May and June that many students are taking final exams and juggling many graduation commitments. This year, we decided to move our timeline up by three months.

  • Silver Pen released to schools: Tentatively September 6, 2017
  • Applications Due By: December 9, 2017
  • Applications Sent to Communities: January 8, 2018
  • Winners Announced: January 31, 2018
  • Silver Pen Ceremonies at Communities: Held mid-February to late March