Congratulations to my AP Art student, Mary! Months ago she won a Gold Key Award at the regional level. Well, we just found out she won a Silver Award at the National level.
Since 1923, the Awards have recognized teenagers from across the country. By receiving a Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Silver Medal, student join a legacy of celebrated authors and artists including Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford, Lena Dunham, and the renowned filmmaker who will receive our Alumni Achievement Award this year, Ken Burns. Nearly 320,000 works of art and writing were submitted by students in grades 7–12 this year. Receiving a Silver Medal places Mary within the top 1% of all submissions!
Escaping the Cranial Prison, Drawing and Illustration Category, color pencil
"The arts celebrate multiple perspectives. One of their large lessons is that there are many ways to see and interpret the world."
Mrs. Dorothy Amme
Visual Arts Teacher
Piscataway High School