The Gold Key to New York

The Gold Key to New York

Bree Versaw and Jovanna Garcia

Each year the Scholastic Art and Writing Competition recognizes the creative achievement of high school students.  A panel of professional artists, art educators, writers, and educators jury the exhibit and select pieces from nearly 1,700 entries.  Work that receives the Gold Key Award continue to the national competition held in the spring in New York City.  Bob Jones students are taught by Robin Lakso, Jennifer Norton, and Katie Craft.

Individual winners are students who have entered one or more single drawings or paintings. These are the individual winners from Bob Jones:

Sirfino Bishop ~ Gold Key ~ Drawing Category

Namena Bojang ~ Gold Key ~ Drawing Category

Cheyenne Lugo ~ Gold Key ~ Drawing Category

Tiffany Nguyen ~ Gold Key ~ Drawing Category

Megan O’Rourke ~ 2 Gold Keys ~ Drawing Category

Michaela Porter ~ Gold Key ~ Drawing Category

Morgan Simrell ~ Gold Key ~ Drawing Category

Olivia Skillern ~ Gold Key ~ Painting Category

Annabelle Smith ~ Gold Key ~ Drawing Category

Sydney Taylor ~ Gold Key ~ Drawing Category

Rashaan Denton ~ Silver Key ~ Drawing Category

Meredith O’Malley ~ Silver Key ~ Drawing Category

Samantha Soliz ~ Silver Key ~ Comic Art

Ashley Acker ~ Honorable Mention ~ Painting Category

Cheyenne Lugo ~ 3 Honorable Mentions ~ Drawing Category

Jacob Sims ~ Honorable Mention ~ Painting Category

Olivia Skillern ~ 2 Honorable Mentions ~ Painting Category

Portfolio winners . . . A portfolio includes 8 pieces of work that have a common theme or style. A portfolio also includes a written artist’s statement. These are the portfolio winners from Bob Jones:

Julie Bartlow ~ Gold Key

Rachel Harold ~ Gold Key

Jessica Jenkins ~ Gold Key

Nick Monroe ~ Gold Key

Jake Sims ~ Silver Key

Meredith O’Malley ~ Silver Key