Four St. Mary’s Dominican High School students have been recognized by Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for the Southwest Art Region-At-Large. Catherine Elvir earned an Honorable Mention for her photograph, New Orleans; Madison Manale received a Silver Key Award for her drawing, Gap; Sabrina Nguyen received an Honorable Mention for her drawing, Bleeding Orange; and Kristen Tholen received an Honorable Mention for her Mixed Media work, Mind Field, and a Silver Key in Drawing and Illustration for her work, Otter.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Through the Awards, students receive opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. Students across America submitted more than 330,000 original works last year in 29 different categories of art and writing.