Students Score at Scholastic Art Competition

Art, photography, film, sculpture and a lot of creativity were on display at the Scholastic Art regional competition and show.

The Lee campus scored with many pieces being honored from the over thousands of entries. Out of the 400 chosen as winners, NEISD brought home 173 winners.

NESA had the highest number of any school in the Gold Key category. Those six students’ pieces will be considered for national-level recognition. Six students were also given silver keys while nine received honorable mention. One piece was named in the Top 5. Two student’s portfolio’s were rated with silver and honorable mention.

Lee had one silver and four honorable mentions while two student’s portfolio’s were rated with gold and honorable mention.

Teachers in charge of these students were Jennifer Janak, Cruz Ortiz, Konise Millender and Brenda Slatton.

The opening of the Scholastic Art exhibit and awards ceremony will be Friday, Jan. 13, from 6 – 9 p.m. at Say Si (1518 South Alamo).

Artworks receiving a Gold Key will be sent to New York for judging at the national level.

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