Hastings Students Win 2014 Scholastic Art Awards

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The Hastings High School Art Department announced the largest group of Scholastic Art Award winners in the school's history.
The Hastings High School Art Department announced the largest group of Scholastic Art Award winners in the school's history. Photo Credit: Courtesy Hastings High School

HASTINGS, N.Y. -- The Hastings High School Art Department announced the largest group of Scholastic Art Award winners in the school's history. 

The school had 13 award winners who received 23 awards, including seven Gold Key Awards, the highest award in the region. The Gold Key winners go on to the national competition. The Awards "recognize the exceptional vision of the nation’s youth, and provide a singular opportunity for students to be noticed for their creative talents," representatives said.

At the regional level, about 7 to 10 percent of the works submitted receive Regional Gold Keys, 10 to 15 percent receive Silver Keys and 15 to 20 percent receive Honorable Mentions. Gold Key works are included in national-level judging. Approximately 5 to 7 percent of these works receive national recognition. In 2013, 1,930 national Medals were awarded.

The following are the 2014 Scholastic Art Award Winners (Gold, Silver, Honorable Mention) from Hastings High School: 

  • Alexandra Bazigos  HM  Drawing  “Grace”
  • Adrianna Cunningham Gold  Drawing “Making Sleep”
  • Adrianna Cunningham Silver  Drawing “Fun With a Gun”
  • Adrianna Cunningham HM  Drawing “omg”
  • Adrianna Cunningham HM  Painting “noods”
  • Adrianna Cunningham  HM  Painting  “Befuddled”
  • Julia Dailey  HM  Painting  “Mom”
  • Julia Dailey  HM  Painting  “Dad”
  • Jocelyn Fine  HM  Digital Composite
  • Molly Gross  Gold  Photo  “Man in Building”
  • Maya Jason  Silver  Photo  “Untitled”
  • Emily Linn  Silver  Drawing  “Adolescence”
  • Emily Linn  HM  Drawing  “Phoebe”
  • Celia Murray  Gold  Painting  “Autumn Forest”
  • Emily Rogers  Gold  Photo “Untitled”
  • Hattie Shapiro  Gold  Photo “Mujeres”
  • Ben Torda Gold  Painting  “Self Portrait”
  • Ben Torda Silver  Painting  “My Father”
  • Ben Torda HM  Painting  “Self Portrait”
  • Ben Torda HM  Drawing  “Self Portrait”
  • Teah Wyman  Silver  Mixed Media “Death of Marat Reinterpreted”
  • Sophia Zordan  Gold  Photo “Dog”
  • Sophia Zordan  HM  Drawing  “Desertification”
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