Eight Holy Cross School Students Win 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for Excellence in Art and Writing

Dover, DE:  Holy Cross School students recently won eight awards in art and one award in writing in the 2018 National Scholastic Art & Writing Competition for the state of Delaware.  

Gold Key winners from Holy Cross are eighth graders, Sydney H. for her art piece Maiden Voyage in the category of Fashion; Rachel M. for her art piece Distorted Reality in the category of Sculpture; Peter R. for his art piece The Next Move in the category of Editorial Cartoon; and seventh grader, Katie D. for her art piece Trapped by My Emotions in the category of Jewelry.

Silver Key winners are eighth graders, Maria G. for her art piece Teenage Mentality in the category of Comic Art; Leilani A. for her art piece Split in the category of Painting; Rachel M. for her art piece The Abstract Dog Process in the category of Painting; and Hannah B. for her writing piece Two Wiser Men in the category of Short Story.

Holy Cross’ Honorable Mention winner is seventh grader, Jordan P. for his art piece American Prayer in the category of Mixed Media.

Scholastic Art Awards is a national art and writing competition that begins at the state level and is open to students in grades 7-12.  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. Their mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Submissions are juried based on technical skill, original idea, and personal vision.  The award categories are Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention.  The Gold and Silver Key medalists are honored with an exhibit at Delaware State University’s Art Center.  The exhibit will run from January 22 until February 10, 2018, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 3 pm.  The Gold Key medalists will move on to the national competition in Washington DC.