The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the largest annual art competition in the country, and the participating Central New York awards program has been honoring the creative work of high school students for more than 70 years. More than 5,000 pieces of art were submitted from 7th through 12th grade students across 13 CNY counties. Over a two-day period 50 judges, comprised of professional artists, educators and photographers, recognized 1,433 works with awards in 14 categories. Winners were announced on Thursday, Jan. 14 at Onondaga Community College. All Gold Key winners go on to the national level for consideration.
Gold Key Winners: Joe B., Meagan C., Wendi C., Marleah D., Anna G., Lauren K., Brent M., Rachael O.
Silver Key Winners: Marleah D., Anna G., Kate H., Isabelle H., Natasha K., Brent M., Kristen R., Stone T.
Honorable Mention: Jack B., Nathan C., Megan E., Reno G., Kennedy G., Abby G., Isabelle H., Lauren K., Brent M., Kristen R., Rowan T., Tessa Y.
Congratulations to all.