NHCS Student Artists Receive Over 90 Awards in the Eastern/Central North Carolina Scholastic Art Awards Competition

By / Life on the Island / Monday, 21 March 2016 04:00

The Visual Arts Departments of Ashley and Hoggard high schools received over 90 regional Scholastics Art Awards in the 2016 Scholastics Art Competition. The gallery exhibition will be January 31 through February 18, 2016, at Barton College, with an awards ceremony at 1:30 p.m. on January 31st. Awardees, families, teachers, and principals are invited to attend the ceremony.
 From Ashley High School, Art Teachers Angela Hewett and Joseph Cunliffe: Zoey Batson: 1 Gold Key, 1 Silver Key, 4 Honorable Mention; Arianna Burnett-Demers: 1 Honorable Mention; Alana Brantley: 1 Silver Key; Katrina Brittingham: 1 Gold Key, 1 Honorable Mention; Sophia Copeman: 1 Gold Key, 2 Honorable Mentions; Brittany Doyle: 1 Honorable Mention; Madison Hardy: 1 Silver Key; Sarah Jackson: 2 Honorable Mentions; Julia Koff: 7 Gold Keys, 5 Silver Keys, 6 Honorable Mentions, 2 Gold Portfolio Awards; Joseph Miller: 1 Gold Key, 2 Silver Keys, 1 Honorable Mention; Sydney Parker: 1 Silver Key; Maxwell Reinbachs: 2 Silver Keys, 7 Honorable Mentions, 1 Honorable Mention Portfolio Award; Taylor Sexton: 1 Silver Key, 1 Honorable Mention; Haewon Song: 4 Gold Keys, 7 Silver Keys, 6 Honorable Mentions, 1 Gold Portfolio Award, 1 Silver Portfolio Award; Caroline Stuart: 1 Gold Key; Natalie Wagner: 2 Honorable Mentions; Adele Williams: 1 Honorable Mention; Lindsey Williams: 5 Silver Keys, 2 Honorable Mentions; From Hoggard High School, Art Teacher Anne Sinclair:; Hannah Blank: 1 Gold Key; Max Brinker: 3 Gold Keys; Madie Schider: 4 Gold Keys, 1 Silver Key, 2 Honorable Mentions
About the Scholastic Art Awards - The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation’s most prestigious recognition program for artists and writers. Since 1979, Barton College has hosted the Awards for the largest regional district in the state, currently with 62 counties from Winston-Salem to the Coast. The College is fortunate to be associated with The Wilson Daily Times, which provides financial support for the Scholastic Art Awards program. The Awards provide the opportunity for teenagers to have their work exhibited in prestigious galleries. Barton College, as a regional affiliate hosts the work of eastern North Carolina award winners, each January. The works of 300 artists who earn Gold Medals and American Visions Medals are included in the national exhibition to be held in New York City. More than $3.25 million in scholarships are available to graduating seniors who earn national medals through the Alliance Scholarship Provider Network. Twelve Portfolio Gold Medalists earn $10,000 scholarships from the Alliance. Select regions also offer cash awards, grants and other incentives. The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design, a consortium of leading art and design colleges in the U.S., recognizes The Scholastic Art Awards as an effective way for students interested in art and design to develop successful portfolios for college admission. For more Info: barton.edu/galleries/scholastic-art-awards/.


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