Congratulations, Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winners!

Congratulations, Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winners!

Congratulations to the following students who placed in the 2022 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition! 

Brianna Birkle 

Gold Key Drawing & Illustration | Right on Target 

Honorable Mention Drawing & Illustration | Tinkering

Gold Key Art Portfolio | Seeing the Present Through the Past 

Honorable Mention Drawing & Illustration | Precious Moments 

Silver Key Photography | Lemon Posset

Maddie Dietrich

Honorable Mention Painting | Within the Tree

Isabel Hess

Honorable Mention Printmaking | 3D Copy

Maddie Junk

Honorable Mention Printmaking | Heart and Soul 

Gold Key Design | Sunset Bakery: Business Design

Avery LaGory

Honorable Mention Photography |  Night at the Beach

Anna Melchers

Gold Key Photography | Reconstructed

Grace Ellis

Silver Key in Science Fiction and Fantasy for her work "A Fate Worse than Dying" 

Honorable Mention for her Short Story "Rusted Dreams."

Maggie Kiefer 

Honorable Mention for her short story, "The Devil's Iron Hand."


There will be an exhibition of the visual artwork which is open to the public at the Art Academy of Cincinnati from February 14 - 18 (Monday- Sunday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.). Winners will be recognized in the Scholastic Awards Recipient Celebration on February 18 at the Art Academy.


The annual Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the nation's longest-running, most prestigious recognition initiative for creative students (grades 7-12) and the largest source of scholarships for young artists and writers.