LUCIE COOPER, Contemplation with Book, Drawing & Illustration. Grade 10, Age 15, Power APAC School, Jackson, MS

LUCIE COOPER, Contemplation with Book, Drawing & Illustration. Grade 10, Age 15, Power APAC School, Jackson, MS

For the third year in a row, the Alumni Council of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards presented A Suite of One’s Own: A Writer’s Residency for Alumni of the Scholastic Awards. Two Alums will have the chance to spend a week in their own suites at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. This writer’s residency will give the residents time and space to focus on their writing.

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MAYA DIXON, The Boogie Down, Painting. Grade 12, Age 17, Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Bronx, NY

MAYA DIXON, The Boogie Down, Painting. Grade 12, Age 17, Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Bronx, NY

Maya Dixon and Triniti Wade each received a Gold Medal for their Portfolio in the 2018 Scholastic Awards. As an artist, Maya uses her paintings to show what life is like in the Bronx for the people who live and thrive there. Triniti uses her writing to shine a light on what it means to be a young black woman in America. Through their works, Triniti and Maya are bringing their audiences to parts of the world many may have never experienced. Read More

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Marc BrownWe’re proud to announce that Marc Brown, author and illustrator of the Arthur book series, will be our Alumni Achievement Awardee this year! Marc will be joining us at our National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall where he will accept the Award. Read More

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ESTER PETUKHOVA, Aditi, Painting. Grade 11, Age 16, David Douglas High School, Portland, OR. Gold Medal, Best-in-Grade Award

ESTER PETUKHOVA, Aditi, Painting. Grade 11, Age 16, David Douglas High School, Portland, OR. Gold Medal, Best-in-Grade Award

The Best-in-Grade Award, sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is given to works that exemplify the three judging criteria: originality, technical skill, and emergence of a personal voice or vision. Four works from each grade level, two art and two writing in grades 7-12, are presented with this award.  Read More

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EMILY SHONK, Cretors, Jewelry. Grade 12, Age 17, Indian Valley High School, Gnadenhutten, OH.

EMILY SHONK, Cretors, Jewelry. Grade 12, Age 17, Indian Valley High School, Gnadenhutten, OH.

We continue our series highlighting the 2018 Gold Medal Portfolio recipients with Emily Shonk and Kush Dhungana. Both of their works use humor and whimsy to tell a story. Emily created jewelry featuring miniature food objects while Kush wrote about the college application experience. Read More

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JAVIER GUTIERREZ, Wish You Were Here!, Editorial Cartoon sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation. Grade 12, Age 18, Reavis High School, Burbank, IL. The Herblock Award for Editorial Cartoon

JAVIER GUTIERREZ, Wish You Were Here!, Editorial Cartoon sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation. Grade 12, Age 18, Reavis High School, Burbank, IL. The Herblock Award for Editorial Cartoon

Sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation, The Herblock Award for Editorial Cartoon was created  to celebrate the legacy of four-time Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Herb Block and his remarkable contribution to American history and free expression. Read More

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