Sixteen student artists at South High School have been recognized for their talent, skill, and creativity through the 2021 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
Student submissions for this awards competition are blindly adjudicated based on originality, technical skill, and the emergence of the artist’s personal voice or vision. All entries are considered for Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention awards. The following South High students received awards in the regional competition, which encompasses the entire northeast region of the United States.
Gold Key Award recipients are: Jonathan Guo, Sheryl Huang, Fengyi Lu, Rick Xu, and Nancy Zhou.
Silver Key Award recipients are: Jonathan Guo, Ryan Kim, Anabelle Lau (3 Silver Key awards), Nina Wang, Rick Xu, and Nancy Zhou.
Honorable Mention recipients are: Irene Hsu (2 Honorable Mention awards), Sheryl Huang, Jenny Jung, Joanne Jung, Anabelle Lau (4 awards), Jessica Lin, Eileen Mou (2 awards), Angel Regy, Grace Song (3 awards), Nina Wang (3 awards), Shiqi Xiao, and Rick Xu.
Their art teachers are Megan Cashman, Safia Fatimi, and Lisa Stancati. The South High Art Department Head is Karen Cuchel.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, founded in 1923, is the nation’s longest running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens. The mission of this awards program is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through this competition.