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Students Receive Nine Scholastic Arts Awards

The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers announced the winners of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Congratulations to the nine students who received Gold Keys, Silver Keys, and Honorable Mention recognitions in the following categories:

Ceramics & Glass

  • Audrey Lang
    • “Blueberry Pint,” Gold Key
    • “Oranges,” Honorable Mention
  • Garret Rousseau
    • “Pitcher,” Gold Key
  • Ava Solod
    • “Peace Tea Inspired Teapot Set,” Gold Key

Digital Art

  • Maggie Fry
    • “Buzzzzz,” Honorable Mention
  • Kalyn Ross
    • “Eyes,” Silver Key

Drawing & Illustration

  • Ruthie Cassidy
    • “Emotional Migraine,” Honorable Mention
  • Autumn Dahl
    • “Autumn’s Mom,” Honorable Mention


  • Leigha Psiras
    • “Among The Crowd,” Honorable Mention

Each year, Scholastic Arts partners with more than 100 visual arts and literary arts organizations across the country to bring the Awards to local communities. Teens in grades 7 through 12 apply in 29 categories of art and writing.

Submissions are juried by luminaries in the visual and literary arts, some of whom are past award recipients. Panelists look for works that best exemplify originality, technical skill, and the emergence of a personal voice or vision.