Share this:. Amanda Cary, an OCO intern, contributed to the blog. All Department photos are by Tony Hitchcock. This year, the Scholastic judges selected 2, medalists in grades seven through 12 from almostsubmissions across 29 artistic categories.
Nearly 70, teen artists and writers are recognized in their regions each year. Gold medalists, the top award, more than doubled in Harris County, increasing from 12 in to 28 in Present were honorees, their teachers and families, art educators and leaders, and Department staff.
More than Regional Affiliates throughout the country run the Awards in their local communities and areas of operation.
Learn about these services and more at www. An Award signifies to parents, teachers, the community and colleges that a student is an accomplished artist or writer. Area teens competed among a record-breakingworks of art and writing submitted for judging throughout the nation across 29 different categories.
The Awards, founded inallow creative teen artists and writers to earn recognition, exhibition, publication and scholarships.
A Native American artist, she documents and celebrates the everyday life of the 60, Lumbee people who have been in the same southern area of the U. Through the Awards, students receive opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication and scholarships. Department of Education Department headquarters, along with 57 other Scholastic Gold Medal winners in 2- and 3-D art.