As part of our efforts to bring new awards, scholarships, and opportunities to our students, we partnered with Neiman Marcus to create the Neiman Marcus Award for Fashion and the Neiman Marcus Award for Jewelry for the 2016 Scholastic Awards. Two teens who submitted outstanding work to the jewelry or fashion categories were selected to receive these awards, as well as a $1,000 scholarship! Without further ado, we’d like to congratulate the first recipients of these awards:
We’re pleased to announce that Marian Louise Callanta and Gillian Maurer are the winners of the 2016 Neiman Marcus Holiday Ornament Project. This competition was open to students who submitted work in the fashion and jewelry categories of the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Marian and Gillian will have their designs transformed into small, 3D ornaments and distributed to Neiman Marcus stores across the country at the end of 2016. Read More
Students who submitted in the fashion and jewelry categories of the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are invited to submit 2D designs of holiday ornaments. Students will have the chance to have their design transformed into a small, 3D ornament and distributed to Neiman Marcus stores across the country at the end of 2016. The student who submits the winning design will also:
- Work with a professional sculptor to translate the 2D design into a 3D design.
- Be featured in Neiman Marcus’s national publication, the book, which reaches more than 250,000 of its customers.
- Have their signature on the back of the ornament, along with the Neiman Marcus logo.
- Receive a $1,000 scholarship!
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have had the chance to partner with many organizations over the years to bring additional scholarships and opportunities to our students. We’re proud to announce some very special new sponsors for the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Neiman Marcus, RBC Capital Markets, and The Herb Block Foundation.
Of particular note this year is a new category in the Awards: Editorial Cartoon sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation, which invites submissions of drawings, illustrations, comic art, and animations with a political theme or message. Check out the flyer below for more information about all the new opportunities for students, and visit our website to explore all of our Sponsored Awards. Read More