Bronxville News

7 Students Earn 13 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
Bronxville, NY

Seven Bronxville High School students – seniors Sarah Goodell, Susie Goodell, Celia Kelty, Alyssa Lee, Lilly Martin and Katie Schnepp, and junior Ruby Howell – earned multiple honors at the prestigious regional 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing awards competition. They were each recognized for their artworks, which stood out among thousands of other student submissions. 

“This group of students is extremely creative and hardworking,” art teacher Courtney Alan said. “They have been committed to the visual arts throughout high school, and their work clearly demonstrates their intention and voice. All of their award-winning work is technically excellent, as well as conceptually advanced. I am so proud of them for always challenging themselves to create evocative and engaging work.” 

Congratulations to the students who won the following awards: 

•    Sarah Goodell won a Silver Key award for her “Untitled” artwork.  
•    Susie Goodell won Silver Key and honorable mention awards for her “Untitled” artworks. 
•    Howell won a Silver Key awards for her pastel “Childhood Daydream” painting and an honorable mention for her acrylic “Sunday Tea” painting. 
•    Kelty earned a Gold Key award for her graphite “Me” drawing. As a Gold Key award recipient, Kelty has advanced to the national level of the competition.
•    Lee won a Silver Key award for her colored pencil “All that Glitters” drawing, and two honorable mention awards for her oil pastel “A Valley in Perspective” painting and graphite "Self Portrait" drawing. 
•    Martin received a Silver Key award for her oil pastel “Maras” painting, and two honorable mention awards for her graphite “Self Portrait” drawing and digital drawing “Clutter” piece. 
•    Schnepp earned a Silver Key award for her graphite “Self Portrait” drawing. 

Presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, the awards program identifies students with exceptional artistic and literary talents.