Chantilly Area Student Artists Recognized with Scholastic Art Awards
Chantilly area students were among the 448 regional awards given to FCPS students in the Scholastic Art Awards competition sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers.
Their work will be on display at Northern Virginia Community College’s Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale from Friday, February 11, through Thursday, February 24. An awards ceremony for Gold and Silver Key winners is planned for Tuesday, February 22, at 7:30 p.m.
For the 1,677 entries from FCPS students, 171 Gold Keys (GK), 141 Silver Keys, and 136 Certificates of Merit were awarded for outstanding drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, ceramics and glass pieces, sculptures, digital art, film and animation, architecture, fashion, jewelry, comic art, design, mixed media, and portfolios.
The following Chantilly area students earned Scholastic Art Awards:
Daniel Box, Seung Choi, Alejandra Colque (GK), Kaley Evans, Minjoo Han, Benjamin Hewer (GK), Namrata Jacob, Brayden Mariani, Cara Schmidt (GK), Ryan Smith(GK), Diana Soy (GK) and Madelaine Stanley (GK) (all from Chantilly High School)
Kendra Maynard, Tess Sapone (GK) and Lauren Yee (GK) (all from Franklin Middle School)
Kim Leon, Matthew Wise and, Eu Hyun Yoon (GK) (all from Rocky Run Middle School)
Michael Allen, Jennifer Bae, Shannon Barrett, Olivia Bodor (GK) Maxwell Chambers, Masie Chong, Anne Culbertson (GK), Kelsey DiSano (GK), Rachelle Douglass, Marika Emanuel (GK), Paco Gallegos, Cindy Ha (GK), Tara Kalaf (GK), Paige Kurtis (GK), Jung Lim (GK), Mary Philmlee (GK), James Ro (GK) Angela Sainato (GK), Alejandra Soto, Amber Swensen, Hannah Watson and Jessica Wilson (all from Westfield High School).
Gold Key award-winning entries will be submitted to the national Scholastic Art Awards competition, where students are awarded national Gold and Silver Keys, as well as monetary awards and scholarships. Awards will be announced in April, and an exhibit of the national winners’ works will be on display in New York later this year.
Established in 1923, The Scholastic Art Awards program is the largest, longest-running recognition program of its kind in the United States.