Scholastic Art AwardsApril 2, 2016
The 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the largest, longest-running scholarship and recognition program for creative teens, and are presented annually by the Alliance for Young Artist & Writers with generous support from Scholastic Inc.
From an initial pool of nearly 320,000 submissions 2,400 works of art and writing earned a National Medal. Award winners from Maine include the following:
- Alexandra Augur, Frank H Harrison Middle School, Yarmouth Awarded: Gold Medal in Personal Essay/Memoir for “Keeping Pace”
- Sadie Cowles, Frank H Harrison Middle School, Yarmouth Awarded: Gold Medal in Grade Award in Personal Essay/Memoir for “One in Eight Million”
- Joey Han, Falmouth High School Awarded: Gold Medal in Comic Art for “The painter”
- Katie Han, Falmouth High School Awarded: Gold Medal in Photography for “Morning Spritz”
- Afton Morton, North Yarmouth Academy Awarded: Silver Medal in Short Story for “Playthings of Fear”
- Gabriel Rosen, Portland High School Awarded: Amercian Visions Medal in Painting for “The Hand”
- Sydney Sullivan, Center for Teaching & Learning, Edgecomb Awarded: American Voices Medal in Poetry for “Omaha Beach, One Man’s Trash, Autumn’s Sonnet, Outside the Lines”
- Morgan Zenter, Kents Hill School Awarded: Gold Medal in Cermaics & Glass for “Enteroctopus Dofleni”
CONGRATULATIONS students and teachers who participated!