Chris Baer, the high school art, design and technology department chair, said winning artwork will be on display at the high school library conference room in March. Sophomore Davin Tackabury led the way with eight photography awards, including four gold keys, the top honor.
Hardy Eville won a silver key in journalism. Salyn Yancey earned a silver key and an honorable mention in ceramics and glass. Bolling Municipal Building, in Roxbury.
Lesley Davison, director of the regional program, said about 18, pieces were submitted this year — 15, for visual art and 3, for writing. Follow her on Twitter misssoniarao.
Divided into 29 categories, the submissions were judged by professionals in both fields for the chance to receive Gold Key, Silver Key, or honorable mention awards.
Get The Weekender in your inbox: Soomin Mah, Dana Hall School. He also earned two silver keys, the second place prize, and two honorable mentions. Salyn Yancey earned gold key in ceramics and glass for this piece, titled coral. Simone Davis, gold key in photography for Who?
Gold Key winners, including Mah, move on to the national competition. It was inspired by an incident in which Corbett, then 12, and her mother were catcalled while walking on a bridge.
Graham Stearns took home a gold key in poetry for his poem titled Fishing Poem, and a silver key in journalism. Regional high school students dominated in the photography category, with 32 awards.
West Tisbury School students took home several writing awards this year.
An artist who has lived in Canada, South Korea, and the United States, Mah draws from her scattered thoughts to create vibrant paintings that capture her multifaceted cultural identity. Julian Herman earned an honorable mention in digital art, David Sweitzer earned an honorable mention in fashion, and Rebeca Lima earned an honorable mention in film and animation.
Other students were honored for a wide range of creative work. Olin Gannon and Danielle Middleton earned silver keys in ceramics and glass. I encourage these students to continue to share their voices and experiences through their art. Autumn Richards won two honorable mentions, one for painting and one for mixed media.
Grace Kenney won a silver key in sculpture and Salyn Yancey earned a silver key in painting. Six West Tisbury School students took home writing awards. Gold and silver key winners will also be invited to a ceremony at Tufts University in March.
Five Gold Key winners were also nominated for the national American Visions award, which recognizes pieces that speak to the modern teenage experience. An equivalent award, American Voices, exists for writers. Several other students earned honorable mentions for photography: Sign Up Thank you for signing up!
Gold key winners will see their work go on to compete at the national competition in New York city, and the artwork will also be displayed at a special gallery exhibit in Boston.
Charter school students were also honored. Sonia Rao can be reached at sonia.MELROSE — Principal Jason Merrill is pleased to announce that seven students earned Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in this year’s competition. Members of MHS’ Visual Arts Department submitted more than 30 outstanding student pieces to the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in December.
More than 30 Vineyard students were honored in this year’s Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, with seven students taking home top awards and continuing on to the national competition.
Much of Mah’s work, submitted in an eight-part portfolio for which she won a Gold Key in this year’s Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, has the effect of an illustrated collage. BMAC is proud to serve as the Vermont affiliate for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a prestigious national program that recognizes and nurtures the creative talents of teen artists and writers.
The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards has been held annually since Our state-wide, regional competition is sponsored this year by both the Boston Globe and Tufts University.
Last year they received about 18, submissions, viewed by more than fifty judges, and nationally, there were more thanentries.
Now, after a teacher encouraged her to submit some of her work, Seereeram is among the winners of this year’s Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, the regional division of a national.Download