Each year the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognize outstanding works by high school students on a regional and national level. Students earning a gold key on the regional level are automatically considered for national honors. This year, eight Hill School students were honored for their photography and artwork. Their photographs and artwork are pictured below in the following order:
Gold Key: The very best works submitted to local programs. Gold Key works are automatically considered for national-level recognition.
Sarah Jiang - Sorrow (Drawing & Illustration)
John Ju - Orpheus (Photography)
Angela Jin - Pork Belly (Painting); Angela Jin - Forest (Painting) *Angela's oil painting, Pork Belly, received a National Gold Key. She will be honored at a special ceremony in New York City.
Cici Fang - Almost
Silver Key: Stand-out works submitted to local programs that demonstrate exceptional ability.
Sarah Jiang - Sarah's Studio (Drawing & Illustration); Heritage (Drawing & Illustration); Wall Street Grocery (Painting); Venus (Painting); Butterfly Betty (Painting); Genesis: Fire (Painting)
Adelyn Sim – Module Robot Design (Design); Still Life (Drawing & Illustration)
Lukas Zimovcak - Pictured (Photography)
Aidan Ma - Ghost (Painting)
Honorable Mention: Accomplished works submitted to local programs showing great skill and potential.
John Ju - Sweet Snow (Photography); Illuminate the Night (Photography)
Sarah Jiang - Home Invasion (Mixed Media); Windows Into Soul (Mixed Media); Turtle Tina (Painting); Genesis: Earth (Painting)
Adelyn Sim – Target (Painting); Juxtaposition (Painting); Cat Walk (Painting)
Eli Schaller - Waiting (Photography)