Marlboro High School announces this year’s winners of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards!
This year’s most promising and creative teens from Marlboro High School have garnered 29 Gold and Silver awards and 23 Honorable Mentions in the 2018-19 Scholastic Art and Writing regional competition!
These students have endeavored to create their best work in order to compete with thousands of entries throughout the Hudson Valley. The Gold and Silver Key winners will receive their awards during a ceremony on February 8 at the Studley Theatre at SUNY New Paltz. The ceremony will begin at 7:00 p.m, and there will be a reception afterwards at the Art Exhibition in the Fine Arts Building Rotunda at SUNY New Paltz. All Gold and Silver artworks will be displayed to the public throughout the month of February.
Art teachers Rachel Elder and Amy Tremblay are so proud of their students’ determination and talents and look forward to the Gold winners’ adjudication at the National level.
This year, Wislianie Valdez also won a silver portfolio with distinction at the National level. She will be honored at a ceremony in Carnegie Hall in June.
The Scholastic Awards is the largest source of scholarships for talented young artists and writers and continues to be the nation's longest-running and recognized program for creative teenagers. The Awards began in 1923 and today, over 100,000 students from across the nation participate annually. Many of our nation’s most accomplished artists and writers are alumni of The Scholastic Art Awards, including Andy Warhol, Richard Avedon, Truman Capote, Frances Farmer, Joyce Carol Oates, Sylvia Plath and Robert Redford.
Regional Awards Ceremony at SUNY New Paltz, February 2018