The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ regional awards have been announced – with abundant representation of the Charlotte area – and judging now moves to the national level.
All works that received regional Gold Keys go on to the national judging in New York, and national medalists will be announced March 15.
Dana Herrault of Lake Norman High received six regional Gold Keys, the top total for the Charlotte area, winning one for her art portfolio and five for individual drawings.
Winning more than three Gold Keys were the following students from the Charlotte area, listed alphabetically:
Julia Barry of Charlotte Latin won three, all for photography.
Madeline Bone of Forestview High was awarded one each in art portfolio, painting and ceramics and glass.
Keenan Bushinski of William A. Hough High took five, for art portfolio, ceramics and glass, and four for photography.
Sarah Claypoole of Providence High won four, for writing portfolio, personal essay/ memoir, short story and flash fiction.
Ben Evans of South Mecklenburg received four, two in film and animation and two in painting.
Halley Freger of Providence won one for her art portfolio and two for sculpture.
Brandon Jones of Hough took two in film and animation and one in photography.
Carson Kowar of Charlotte Christian won five: two for her art portfolios and three in drawing.
Graham Merrifield of Hough also took five: one for art portfolio and four in photography.
Michelle Mills of Concord High won four, one for art portfolio and three for drawing.
Meg Seaford of Concord High received five: for art portfolio and four in drawing.
Haley Smith of Concord High won four, for art portfolio and three for drawing.
Ella Snow of Concord High, one each for art portfolio, design and mixed media.
Carly Starnes of Covenant Day School received five: two for art portfolios and three for photography.
Jane Voss of Gaston Day won one for her writing portfolio and two for personal essay/memoirs.
The complete list of regional Gold Key winners is on the Scholastic website, at bit.ly/12OKoSR.