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MHS Students Earn Scholastic Art Awards

Manchester High School's Visual Art Students took home nine awards from the 2016 Connecticut Scholastic Art Awards. The mission of the Scholastic Art Awards is to celebrate and identify students with exceptional artistic talent.  Winning a Scholastic Art award provides the student recognition, exhibition, publication and potential scholarship for their exceptional achievement.

The annual art show took place in January. This year, over 3000 entries were submitted by Connecticut art teachers from grades 7-12.  Artworks were judged by professional artists and university professors on technical skill, originality and personal voice.  There were 575 Gold, Silver and Honorable Mention awards chosen and displayed at The University of Hartford during the month of January.

The breadth of Manchester High's talent goes across many mediums gaining awards in five categories;  Drawing and Illustration, Jewelry, Sculpture,Ceramics and Photography.

Manchester High School's nine winning pieces are currently on display in the hallway across from room 166.

We are extremely proud to display the work of these eight talented students

  • Natalie Dahl Grade 11, Drawing and Illustration, Self Portrait- Silver Key

  • Taylor Keyt Grade 10, Drawing and Illustration, Self Portrait, Honorable mention

  • Paige Lemek, Grade 11, Jewelry, Multiples Necklace- Silver Key

  • Svea Millet, Grade 12, Sculpture, Copper Head, Silver Key

  • Octka Bowen,  Grade 10, Jewelry, Butterflyy Cuff Bracelet, Honorable Mention

  • Natalie Dahl, Grade 11, Jewelry, Tiara, Honorable Mention

  • Jasmine Rozario, Grade 11, Jewelry, Patina Necklace with Dapping, Honorable Mention

  • Andrew Gagne, Grade 12, Ceramics and Glass, Vine Bowl, Honorable Mention

  • Bailey Langton, Grade 12, Photography, The Wall That Heals, Silver Key

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