OHS Artists Receive 2019 Scholastic Art Awards

Three Oxford High School students have earned National Medals in the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.

Students’ submissions are blindly adjudicated by some of the foremost leaders in the visual and literary arts. Through the Scholastic Awards, teens in grades 7–12 (ages 13 and up) from public, private or home schools can apply in 29 categories of art and writing for their chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited and published. 

Gold Key: The very best works, automatically considered for national-level recognition.
Maggie Sudduth – Gold Key
Emma Teng – Gold Key
Khyan Freelon – Gold Key

Silver Key: Stand-out works that demonstrate exceptional ability.
Josie Gladden – Silver Key
Eryn Manucy – Silver Key
Khyan Freelon – Silver Key
Hallie Thompson – Silver Key
Carter Crouch – Silver Key

Honorable Mention: Accomplished works showing great skill and potential.
Hannah Spillers – Honorable Mention
Charley Reed – Honorable Mention
Kathleen Myers – Honorable Mention
Lily Smith – Honorable Mention
Khyan Freelon – Honorable Mention
Abby Burcham – Honorable Mention
Emily Hester – Honorable Mention
Eryn Manucy – Honorable Mention

Submissions by OHS students were selected by creative professionals as the most accomplished in the nation. This year, nearly 350,000 works of art and writing were submitted. Less than 1 percent were recognized at the national level. Students receiving top awards and their educators are invited to attend the National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall in June for a series of student showcase events.

For more information on The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, visit: www.artandwriting.org

Courtesy of the Oxford School District


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