Nugget Newspaper - Sisters, Oregon News, Events, Classifieds | Sisters, Oregon Nugget Survey



HOMENEWSOPINIONCLASSIFIEDSCouponsCALENDARObituariesROAD REPORTVideo Library


Current News
Education
• Schools
Business
Sports & Recreation
Health
Home & Garden
Columns
Obituaries
Announcements
Area Events
Calendar
Arts & Entertainment
Archive
OPINION
Editorial
Letters
Contact List
Advertising
Camp Sherman
City of Sisters
Deschutes County
Public Library
Sisters Guide
Sisters Chamber
Sisters Map
Sisters Schools
SPRD




Advanced Search

home : education : schools February 21, 2019


2/5/2019 12:38:00 PM
Artists win Scholastic Awards
Winners share their artwork. Back row: Spencer McKeown, Sierra Henneous, Delia Hoyt, Grace Maiden, True Duerden. Front: Katie Springer, Meaghan Greaney, Maddison Anderson. photo provided
+ click to enlarge
Winners share their artwork. Back row: Spencer McKeown, Sierra Henneous, Delia Hoyt, Grace Maiden, True Duerden. Front: Katie Springer, Meaghan Greaney, Maddison Anderson. photo provided


Creative Sisters students had their artwork judged against some tough statewide competition and came out winners. This year, there were about 7,000 entries in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in Oregon.

Sisters students will be celebrated at an Awards Ceremony Saturday, February 9, at 1 p.m. at Central Oregon Community College. Then the 400 art pieces from Central Oregon students will remain on display at the Pence Pinckney Art Gallery at COCC through March 1. The six Gold Key recipients have their art sent to National Judging with results released in March.

"I continue to find the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards to be a valuable experience for students because it gives them validation for their creativity and hard work in a typically behind-the-scenes passion, connects them to a greater art community, and gives them real-life experience in the world of submitting their art for judging. The show this year at COCC is just as inspiring as ever. Wish our Gold Key recipients luck as their work is forwarded to national judging!" said Bethany Gunnarson, Visual Arts Teacher at Sisters High School.

Since 1923, the annual Scholastic Awards have recognized the "vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation's youth, and provided opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated." Also, the program awards around $300,000 in scholarships each year to top award

recipients.

Submissions were judged by a panel of artists, educators and creative professionals. Artwork is judged based on originality, personal vision and technical skills. The numerous categories include sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, photography, fashion, and digital art. The Painting and Drawing & Illustration categories are the most competitive.

Sisters High School art winners:

• Gold Key: True Duerden, Sierra Henneous, Grace Maiden, Hailey Mosca, Jack Ogan, Katie Springer.

• Silver Key: Maddison Anderson, Josie Aylor, Ella Cole, True Duerden, Sierra Henneous, Delia Hoyt (2), Hailey Mosca, Addy Myhre, Jack Ogan, Katie Springer.

• SHS Honorable Mention: Josie Aylor, Arden Crosier (2), Meaghan Greaney, Delia Hoyt (3), Spencer McKeown (2), Lexie Miller.

Sisters High School writing winners:

• Honorable Mention: True Duerden for Poetry, Katie Wearn for Flash Fiction and Poetry.

Sisters Middle School art winners:

• Silver Key: Hailey Asson.

• Honorable Mention: Elana Mansfield, Evan Martin, Monserrat Mendoza, Caitlin Quam, Matthew Riehle, Lilly Sundstrom.









Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   













Life
© Copyright 2018. All rights reserved. The Nugget Newspaper, LLC
PO Box 698 • 442 E. Main Ave., Sisters, Oregon 97759 • 541-549-9941 office • 541-549-9940 Fax

Life



Software © 1998-2019 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved