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Sixteen Students Awarded Scholastic Art and Writing Awards


Waring School is pleased to announce the students who were recognized by this year’s Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Despite the pandemic, there were close to 6,000 entries from throughout the state. The Gold Key winners are sent on to be judged nationally, with the Gold Key work from around the country.
View the art gallery featuring those who were  awarded here.
For Art, Yaqi Liu and Matthew Lee were recognized for four photography pieces each. Katharine Judy (painting) and Lou Penaloza (drawing & illustration) also took home multiple awards.

Ethan Wood was awarded a Gold Key for his painting of Boston City Hall (pictured below). Miranda Cotter-Holland (photography), Ireland Doran (photography), and Ian Morrison (jewlry) all received Silver Key awards for their pieces.

Ethan W_Boston City Hall_Gold KeyBoston City Hall  - Ethan Wood

Waring School also impressed in the Writing department! Rowan Mulder (short story), Annabelle Palumbo (short story), and Noah Schiller all were honored with Silver Key awards.

Receiving honorable mentions were Arion Carraher-Kang (poetry), Elizabeth Gile (short story), Beatrix Karambis (short story), Leah Smith (short story), and Eleanor Soininen (personal essay & memoir).

Lou P_Visionaria_Honorable Mention

“Visionaria” by Lou Penaloza

Yaqi L_Island_Island

"Island Island" by Yaqi Liu

Matt L_Into the Void_Honorable Mention

“Into the Void” by Matt Lee

Katharine J_Portrait of a Friend_Silver Key

“Portrait of a Friend” by Katharine Judy

Ireland D_The Shadows Made_Silver Key

"The Shadows" by Ireland Doran

Miranda C_Untitled_Silver Key

By Miranda Cotter-Holland

Ian M_Ring Givers Blessing_Silver Key

"Ring Giver's Blessing" By Ian Morrison

Rick Wilson
Written by Rick Wilson