1/12/2017

2017 Scholastics Art & Writing Awards

More fantastic news!  The selection process for the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards has been completed and, once again, several Topeka West photography students were invited to have their images shown at MARK Arts (formerly the Wichita Center for the Arts) from January 27 - March 5, 2017.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is a national art and writing competition with regional shows held in each state. If a student has their work selected they are awarded one of three awards: Honorable Mention, Silver Key Award, or Gold Key Award. After the regional show has concluded the Gold Key Award pieces are automatically selected to be juried for the National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards that are held in Washington, D.C. over the summer.

Last year one of Topeka West's photography students was awarded a Gold Key at the national level!!

Please join me in congratulating these students on their amazing accomplishment! This is a very selective competition showcasing the best of art from high schools in the state of Kansas. All of our students should be very proud!!





Vanessa Hogg, senior          Garçon Aux Yeux Bleus, Gold Key Award




Tanner Skrdlant, junior          Forks in the Night, Gold Key Award




Christian Brown, senior          Louise of Albuquerque, Silver Key Award




Grace Cole, senior          Ange en Bleu, Silver Key Award




Christian Brown, senior          Chinese New Year, Honorable Mention




Grace Cole, senior          Joy, Honorable Mention




Mikaela Hanson, senior          Stairs, Honorable Mention




Octavion Johnson, senior          Mimi, Honorable Mention




Madison Meseke, senior          Purple Challenger, Honorable Mention




Madison Meseke, senior          Turnpike Traffic, Honorable Mention




Civana Patterson, senior          CORONA, Honorable Mention




Civana Patterson, senior          s'andE, Honorable Mention




Breanna Rose, senior          Christmas, Honorable Mention