Collegiate Art Students Earn Scholastic Arts Honors

Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens. This year, 10 Collegiate School students earned gold, silver and honorable mention honors in the art category.
Through the Awards, students receive opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication and scholarships. Students across America submitted nearly 350,000 original works this year in 29 categories of art and writing.

The following Collegiate students learned this week that their work has received honors for 2019:

Gold Key (proceeds to national competition)
Lucy Johnson, 12th Grade, Elephino (Mixed Media)
Ella Mitchell, 10th Grade, Overwhelmed (Painting)
Jenna Raggio, 10th Grade, My Great Grandma (Drawing)
Sophie Roberts, 12th Grade, A New Perspective (Painting); A Silent Story (Painting); Maie (Painting) and Tim (Painting)
Anna Wu, 10th Grade, 3-D House Design + Site (Architecture & Industrial Design)

Silver Key
Ty Colina, 9th Grade, Original Home Project (Architecture & Industrial Design)
Laura Fairlamb, 12th Grade, Home Is (Mixed Media)
Elizabeth Hamner, 11th Grade, Blue & Orange (Painting)
Sophie Roberts, Figure & Form (Art Portfolio)

Honorable Mention
Diamond Lightfoot, 9th Grade, Charcoal Paper (Drawing) and Kandy Kat (Drawing)
Ella Mitchell, Pomecola
Jenna Raggio, Monopoly (Sculpture)
Sophie Roberts, Untitled (Sculpture)
Shreya Sharma, 11th Grade, Mineral and Snow (Ceramics & Glass)

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will showcase the work of local Gold and Silver Key winners from Feb. 16-March 2. Photographs of Honorable Mention work will be projected in a video loop at the center during the entirety of the exhibit. Congratulations to all!
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