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Congratulations to Coronado High Schools Scholastic Art Award Winners!

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards were founded in 1923, making it the longest running and most prestigious art competition in the country. Each year there is a call for entries for each state, and the Gold Key award winners are juried for the national exhibition in New York.

The Colorado Art Awards adjudicates creative works from among the best young artists and writers from around the state. Jurors look for works based on originality, artistic skill, and the emergence of a personal voice or vision. I am proud to announce that Coronado had 3 award recipients.

Devon Bignell was awarded a Gold Key for his ceramic Wave Vase, and a Silver Key for his Tree Tea Set. This is Devon’s third time to exhibit work in the Scholastic show. Meadow Lengerich also received a Gold Key award for her felted sculptures called Biscuit and Mochi. Jessie Weeks received an Honorable Mention for her colored pencil drawing titled Pops and Me. We are looking forward to seeing Jessie in future exhibitions.

Please congratulate our Coronado artists! Scholastic Gold and Silver Key recipients are currently on display at the Denver Art Museum and the 40 West Gallery. The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 17. If you would like gallery passes to see the show, feel free to stop by the Art Department office.

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Abigail Esparza is a sophmore at Coronado High School; she has a passion for music and any and all arts! She is extremely dedicated to her academic journey and hopes to major in medicine one day. As an avid reader she strives to become an avid writer. She is also very tired, and kind of hungry.

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