Best Art and Writing in the State: Congratulations to these WPS Students
Weston Public Schools are well-represented (what’s the euphemism? ‘for a school our size’) in the Massachusetts region of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Please join the Weston Public Schools Art and English departments in celebrating the winning students for creating some of the best art and writing in the state. You can see some of the art here.
In art, there were a total of 7,363 entries. They gave out 508 Gold Keys, 733 Silver Keys, and 1119 Honorable Mentions. They received 252 submissions in the Portfolio category of which 18 received Gold Keys, 25 received Silver and, 38 received Honorable Mentions.
In writing, there were 3,170 submissions. They gave out 189 Gold keys, 319 Silver Keys, and 435 Honorable Mentions. There were 49 submissions in the Portfolio category and gave out 3 Gold Keys, 7 Silver Keys, and 10 Honorable Mentions.
All Art Gold Keys are entered in the National Scholastics Competition. Portfolios are submitted only by seniors and awarded for a body of work. National awards will be announced on March 22.
Weston High School – 10 Art Awards
Gold Key Awards
Natalie Zhang, 3 awards
Silver Key Awards
Natalie Zhang, 2 awards
Weston Middle School
Yuan (Dora) Mou; Gold, Silver and Honorable Mention
Congratulations to their Art Teachers: WMS: Yuanan Cheng. WHS: Yuanan Cheng, Julie Hom-Mandel, Elizabeth Riemer, Yue Zheng
Weston High School – 3 Writing Awards
Nancy Fu – gold award
Abby Galton – silver award
Pamela Hao – honorable mention
Congratulations to the WHS English Teachers; Erhong Gao, Michael Kelley, Claire Schomp
And yes, go ‘cats!
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose 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. The Awards give students opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. In 2022, students across the United States and Canada entered more than 260,000 original works in 28 different categories of art and writing. https://www.artandwriting.org/the-alliance/