Teens in Harris County took home a total of 1, regional awards.
Simone Davis, gold key in photography for Who? Six West Tisbury School students took home writing awards. Regional high school students dominated in the photography category, with 32 awards.
Sophomore Davin Tackabury led the way with eight photography awards, including four gold keys, the top honor. He also earned two silver keys, the second place prize, and two honorable mentions.
Gold key winners will see their work go on to compete at the national competition in New York city, and the artwork will also be displayed at a special gallery exhibit in Boston.
Gold and silver key winners will also be invited to a ceremony at Tufts University in March. Chris Baer, the high school art, design and technology department chair, said winning artwork will be on display at the high school library conference room in March. Several other students earned honorable mentions for photography: Salyn Yancey earned gold key in ceramics and glass for this piece, titled coral.
Other students were honored for a wide range of creative work. Olin Gannon and Danielle Middleton earned silver keys in ceramics and glass. Salyn Yancey earned a silver key and an honorable mention in ceramics and glass. Grace Kenney won a silver key in sculpture and Salyn Yancey earned a silver key in painting.
Julian Herman earned an honorable mention in digital art, David Sweitzer earned an honorable mention in fashion, and Rebeca Lima earned an honorable mention in film and animation.
Alyssa Smith and Salyn Yancey both received honorable mentions in the painting category.
West Tisbury School students took home several writing awards this year. Graham Stearns took home a gold key in poetry for his poem titled Fishing Poem, and a silver key in journalism.
Hardy Eville won a silver key in journalism. Charter school students were also honored. Marshall Davidson received an honorable mention for his art portfolio.
Autumn Richards won two honorable mentions, one for painting and one for mixed media.Twelve Fox Chapel Area High School students recently won awards in the Pittsburgh Regional Scholastic Writing Awards competition.
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about the scholastic art & writing awards: For 95 years, the Awards, presented by the nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, have identified the early promise of some of our nation’s most accomplished visionaries and encouraged young artists and writers to pursue a variety of .
More than 90 years of recognizing creative excellence in teens.