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20 -- yes, 20! -- Scholastic Art Awards winners

Posted on: January 29, 2017

The Scholastic Art Awards is the most prestigious secondary art-recognition program in the nation. This year, Finneytown has 20 regional winners. http://local.cincinnati.com/share/story/244443

Last year, Finneytown Secondary Campus had 17 honorees, who competed against students from 609 other school districts and 5,000 art entries. Each year Gold Key winners move on to national competition with winners being honored at New York's Carnegie Hall.

Congratulations to this year's winners (some of whose art appears in the slideshow at the top of the web site):

Gold Key Awards:

  • Talia Ahlers, Grade 9, Breaking Wave
  • Annalise Barber, Grade 12, Ringo: The Housecat
  • Annalise Barber, Grade 12, Phantom
  • Luke Kellett, Grade 10, Forest Face
  • Denise Tepe, Grade 12, Steps and Shadows

Silver Key Awards:

  • Annalise Barber, Grade 12, Jewelry Drawer
  • Amanda Gast, Grade 10, The Day the Wind Blew
  • Leslie Noble, Grade 11, Unfiltered Friendship
  • Ollie Orue, Grade 10, Tormented
  • Ollie Orue, Grade 10, Lavin Cooper

Honorable Mentions:

  • Annalise Barber, Grade 12, Memento Mori
  • Bella Garcia, Grade 10, Sheep Grazing
  • Ollie Orue, Grade 10, Platinum Sea
  • Brianna Ritchie, Grade 11, Becoming
  • Ashleigh Smith, Grade 12, Corrosion
  • Jadyn Stover, Grade 10, Shine Like A Diamond
  • Denise Tepe, Grade 12, Cactus in Shadow
  • Kirstin Wobig, Grade 12, Backstage Pass
  • Kirstin Wobig, Grade 12, Primary Trio
  • Kirstin Wobig, Grade 12, Carousel Jack O'Lantern