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Article: MHS, MJHS Students Earn Scholastic Art Awards

MHS, MJHS Students Earn Scholastic Art Awards

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Students at both Mariemont High School and Mariemont Junior High School have been announced as winners of the Regional Scholastic Art Awards of Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana. The annual Scholastic Art Awards are the nation’s most prestigious recognition initiative for creative students in grades 7-12 and the largest source of scholarships for young artists in the nation.

In total, 40 Mariemont students won 52 awards, including 11 gold keys, 20 silver keys and 21 honorable mention awards. All gold and silver key recipients were honored by the Mariemont City Schools Board of Education at the monthly meeting on Feb. 10.

Regional gold key recipients go on to compete for national medals in an exhibit that culminates with the National Awards Ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City, N.Y. District gold key winners are Caroline Dewees (11th grade; drawing & illustration), Andrew Foley (11th grade; film & animation), Shannon Renner (12th grade; two gold keys in painting), Jayme Rodriguez (10th grade; photography), Max Welch (12th grade; digital art), Claire Wilder (12th grade; photography), Elliot Brown (8th grade; two gold keys in digital art and ceramics & glass), Julian Hernandez (8th grade; photography), Katie Whitmore (7th grade; digital art).

Click here for a full list of Regional Scholastic Art Award winners

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