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SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING AWARDS

West Allegheny High School students once again found success in the annual Scholastic Art & Writing Competition where their work was selected, sent in, and judged against all other participating high schools in the Pittsburgh Arts Region, which covers all of Allegheny and Butler counties. The following students were honored at a ceremony at CCAC North Campus on February 23:

Gold Key:

Eva Lagard – grade 12 – AP Art
Austin Hemminger – grade 12 – Art 3
Alexis Fleet – grade 12 – AP Art
Lauren Bayer – grade 12 – AP Art

Silver Key:

Derek Halbedl – grade 12 – Art 4
Alex Prevade – grade 11 – Art 3
Isabella Taddy – grade 11 – Art 3

Honorable Mention:

Eva Lagard – grade 12 – Art 4
Taylor Loyer – grade 12 – Art 4
Brianna Ortiz – grade 12 – Art 4
Khusan Abdurakhimov – grade 12 – Art 3
Akira Littles – grade 12 - AP Art
Alexa Leford – grade 11 – Art 3
Paige Sinclair – grade 10 – Art 2
Elyssia Lesko – grade 10 – Art 2

“Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized the vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation’s youth, and provided opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated. 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 different categories of art and writing.”