Spartans Earn 47 Awards from the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Scholastic Art & Writing Contest

Spartan Artists were recognized by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers during their Scholastic Art & Writing Contest. Of the awards, seventeen artists were recognized for 19 Gold Key or Silver Key Awards, which are reserved for pieces that are considered truly exemplary by experts in the field of the entry.

Emily Mallard's Silver Key Mixed Media Piece

For artists who received Gold or Silver Key awards will have their work exhibited at MarkArts February 12-March 27 with a special awards ceremony for winners on March 27. 

The full breakdown of awards Spartan students received is below. 

Artist (Grade)

Category of Submission

Award Received

Eley Johnson 12

Photography

Gold Key

Olivia Davis 10

Photography

Gold Key (2)

Lily Conrad 11

Mixed Media

Gold Key

AJ Nagabhushan 10

Mixed Media (Fiber Art)

Gold Key

Sophie Yoakum 12

Photography

Silver Key

Alexa Do Orozco 12

Photography

Silver Key (2)

Addison Dart 12

Photography

Silver Key

Emma Truxal 12

Photography

Silver Key

Malak Hamada 11

Photography

Silver Key

Sharon Mabasa 11

Photography

Silver Key

Wambui Ngunjiri 9

Photography

Silver Key

Ragen Turpin 9

Photography

Silver Key

Ayah Al Tabbal 12

Photography Portfolio

Silver Key

Hyemin Choe 10

Drawing & Illustration

Silver key

Natalie Reece 10

Mixed Media

Silver Key

Emily Mallard 11

Mixed Media 

Silver Key

Stephanie Lee 12

Mixed Media

Silver Key

Ivy Newman

Photography

Silver Key

Sydney Miller 12

Photography

Honorable Mention

Addison Dart 12

Photography

Honorable Mention (3)

Emma Truxal 12

Photography

Honorable Mention (2)

Sharon Mabasa 11

Photography

Honorable Mention

Breckon Meares 11

Photography

Honorable Mention

Ashton Winter 12

Photography

Honorable Mention

Wambui Ngunjiri 9

Photography

Honorable Mention

Kinsey Nichols 10

Photography

Honorable Mention

Addision Goree 9

Photography

Honorable Mention

Erin Rolfe 9

Photography

Honorable Mention

Madeline Albert 11

Mixed Media

Honorable Mention (2)

Stephanie Lee 12 

Mixed Media

Honorable Mention (2)

Eleni Chapas 11

Mixed Media

Honorable Mention

Quentin Fair 10

Film & Animation

Honorable Mention

Emily Mallard 11

Digital Art

Honorable Mention (2)

Samuel Pfeiffer 9

Digital Art

Honorable Mention

Chiara Ramdani 10

Digital Art

Honorable Mention

Connor Sweetman 12

Printmaking

Honorable Mention

Chloe Turpin 9

Film & Animation

Honorable Mention

Derek Yang 9

Photography

Honorable Mention

Alexa Do 12

Photography

Honorable Mention

All Honorable Mention pieces will be on display at Wichita Collegiate School. Additional photos of the selections will be shared on social media once they are on display at WCS. 

Congratulations Spartan artists and WCS Fine Arts faculty!