Three SBCSC students awarded gold keys in 2021 National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Three SBCSC students awarded gold keys in 2021 National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
Posted on 03/30/2021
Scholastic Art Awards

Three students in the South Bend Community School Corporation (SBCSC) received Gold Keys and Silver Medals for their work in the 2021 National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards in the Northwest Indiana and Lower Southwest Michigan Art Region. Founded in 1923, the National Scholastic awards are known as “the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens.”

Twelve students from throughout the region were awarded Gold Keys, the highest level of achievement on the regional level. Approximately 5 - 7% of all regional submissions are recognized and considered for national-level recognition. The selection of works by National Medalists will be included in the National Exhibition in New York City. The exhibition includes works that received American Voices & Visions, Gold Medal Portfolio, Silver Medal with Distinction Portfolio, Gold Medal, and direct scholarships.

Winners in the SBCSC district are:

  • Aurora Exner, Grade 8, LaSalle Academy, photography, “The Writer’s Gateway
  • Sofia Frazee, Grade 10, John Adams High School, painting, “Sweet
  • Latrice Holt, Grade 11, Clay High School, photography, “Sister

This year’s awards show was hosted virtually by the South Bend Regional Museum of Art and is available on YouTube.

Contact: Monica Leyes, Assistant Director of Communications, mleyes@sb.school, 574-850-4760

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