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2019 Scholastic Art Awards
2019 Scholastic Art Awards

Congratulations to seven middle and upper school visual art students on earning recognition in the 2019 Mid-Carolina Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Competition. The group earned five Silver Keys and four Honorable Mention awards.

Silver Key winners eighth grade student Lily Golzar's drawing and illustration, Underwater Landscape; eighth grade student Loie Kemmer's drawing and illustration, Dripping Sun; sophomore Kelsey Eshleman's photograph, Lost in the City; and junior Andrew Knotts' artwork Saints de Roses and Newborn will all be on display at the Mint Museum Uptown from Feb. 6-22. The artwork is part of a series displaying all the regional Silver Key winners from this year's awards.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is administered by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers and is the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for student achievement in the visual arts and creative writing in the United States.

Middle School Winners

Cate Darling, grade 8Honorable MentionDrawing and IllustrationRainbow Hills
Lily Golzar, grade 8Silver KeyDrawing and IllustrationUnderwater Landscape
Loie Kemmer, grade 8Silver KeyDrawing and IllustrationDripping Sun
Elena Ong, grade 8Honorable MentionDrawing and IllustrationCoral Cove

Upper School Winners

Kelsey Eshleman, sophomore Silver Key Photography Lost in the City
Lauren Forget, senior Honorable Mention Acrylic Red
Andrew Knotts, junior Silver Key Acrylic Saints de Roses

Silver Key Acrylic Newborn
Honorable MentionAcrylicSacrifice