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Zero Fire by Kathryn Bilharz Gabriel

We know how difficult it is for educators to find the time to work on their own creative projects in addition to teaching, grading, meeting with parents, and supervising school clubs, not to mention maintaining their personal lives. So as an extra show of support to the art educators who applied to the 2016 Golden Educators Residency, Golden Artist Colors generously presented the finalists with gift certificates worth $1,000 each for Golden products. Read More

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2016 Golden Educators Residents practicing their craft at the Golden facility in New Berlin, NY

2016 Golden Educators Residents practicing their craft at the Golden facility in New Berlin, NY

For two weeks this past summer, three Scholastic Awards educators participated in the Golden Educators Residency. Besides having time to paint, the educators attended technical workshops, met with other arts organizations in the area, and reignited their passion for their craft. We checked in with the educators to see how the residency has impacted their goals as artists now and for the future. Read More

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scholastic_awards_logo_cymkBloomberg_Philanthropies_Logo The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ Best-in-Grade Award, generously sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is given to two writers and two artists in each grade level, along with a $500 cash prize. All students who submit to the Scholastic Awards are eligible for this special recognition. This year’s recipients represent the best and the brightest writers and artists in grades 7-12. Read More

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Birch Tree Coat, Fashion by Olivia Reavey, Grade 12, Age 17, Hingham High School, Hingham, MA

Birch Tree Coat, Fashion by Olivia Reavey, Grade 12, Age 17, Hingham High School, Hingham, MA

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:

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National_Notifications No URLDedicated and generous sponsors of the Scholastic Awards make it possible to provide additional recognition and scholarships for select students who receive Silver and Gold Medals. We were pleased to add four brand-new sponsored-award opportunities for students this year—The Herblock Award for Editorial Cartoon, The RBC “Flaunt It” Award, the Neiman Marcus Award for Fashion, and the Neiman Marcus Award for Jewelry—and to continue our existing partnerships with Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Gedenk Movement, and the National Constitution Center.

This year’s Sponsored Award recipients are: Read More

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Educators Cristina Gonzalez, Jeffrey Deane Hall, and Claire Lerner tour the Golden facility during their residency in 2015.

Educators Cristina Gonzalez, Jeffrey Deane Hall, and Claire Lerner tour the Golden facility during their residency in 2015.

We’re proud to announce the return of the popular Golden Educators Residency! In partnership with the Sam & Adele Golden Foundation, we’re so excited to offer this opportunity to the educators who help make the Scholastic Awards the best scholarship and recognition program for creative teenagers in the nation.

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