St. Mary’s Dominican High School Lou Reilly award winners for the eighth-grade fall sports. From left are, Isabella Bay, cross country and Mykail Lusco, volleyball.The award is presented to the athlete “who continually tries to improve her skills and who has listened to her coaches and teammates. This is an athlete who encourages those playing while she is not in the game, and while playing herself, gives her full effort at each moment.” The student athletes themselves have a nominating vote in the selection of the award, while the final decisions are left to the discretion of the coaches.
Receiving the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards were, front row, from left): Elizabeth Bourg and Celeste Patron; second row: Victoria Chan and Madison Lewis; third row: Kennedi Sigur, Jhai Britton, Olivia Cheung, Hannah Chaddock, Laynie Tierney, Camryn Wisniewski and Zoe Ashley.
Eleven St. Mary’s Dominican High School students in Angelle Caffery’s Art II Honors and Art II AP classes were recognized at the regional level for the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for the Southwest Art Region-At-Large. Students receiving Gold Key awards continue to the national competition. The Scholastic Art and 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. Recognized were: Zoe Ashley, honorable mention, mixed media, “Play the Blues for You”; Elizabeth Bourg, Gold Key, drawing and illustration, “Squiggly Boi”; Hannah Chaddock, honorable mention, drawing and illustration, “Reaching for the Stars”; Jhai Britton, honorable mention, drawing and illustration, “Problem Solver”; Victoria Chan, Silver Key, drawing and illustration, “Fractured Reality,” and honorable mention, sculpture, “The Sleepless Artist Rests”; Olivia Cheung, honorable mention, drawing and illustration, “World Market Wonders”; Madison Lewis, Silver Key, editorial cartoon, “The Creation of America”; Celeste Patron, Gold Key, drawing and illustration, “Gummy Bears,” Silver Key, drawing and illustration, “Veritas Tower” and Silver Key, mixed media, “Thoughts”; Kennedi Sigur, honorable mention, drawing and illustration, “Feelings”; Laynie Tierney, honorable mention, drawing and illustration, “Silenced by Society”; Camryn Wisniewski, honorable mention, art portfolio, “A Modern Atlantis,” and honorable mention, drawing and illustration, “A Modern Atlantis: Steamboat.”