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North High School endeavors to provide an enriching, vibrant, multidisciplinary environment for the study, creation, and presentation of the Fine Arts.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

DGN Visual Artists Garner National Awards


North High extends congratulations to two visual artists who were recently notified they have received national recognition from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.  

Katie Berendt received a Silver Medal in Photography.  Leighanne Crawford received a Silver Medal in Design.

The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards began in 1923, and are today esteemed as the nation’s largest and most prestigious recognition program for teenage artists and writers. This year, more than 200,000 works of art and writing were submitted by students in grades 7 – 12 to the Regional adjudication.  Approximately 13,000 works received Gold  Key awards at the Regional level, in addition to Silver Key and Honorable Mention winners.

The Gold Key works moved on to the National adjudication. The top 11% , approximately 1500 pieces out of 13,000, received national medals.