Students Receive Scholastic Art Recognition

Eighteen West Genesee students received a total of thirty-six awards in the 2020 Scholastic Art Awards competition. The students, along with their award, school, grade level, art category, and titles are listed below.

The West Genesee artists are students of John Capria, Bill Haining, Michael LaFay, and Jennifer Schrader at the high school; and Gigina Long at the high school and CMS. The students are in grades 8-12.

All Gold Key and Special Award winners will be recognized individually on stage at the 2020 Award Ceremony. Silver Key and Honorable Mention recipients will be invited to the ceremony and recognized as a group.

The Award Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, January 21, in the SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College.

All Gold Key winners will be sent to the national competition in New York City. National medal winners are announced in early March.

The event is sponsored by M&T Bank and hosted by Onondaga Community College.

Gold Key

  • Meagan Medina-WGHS 10th Grade-Photography-Abby
  • Olivia Hale-WGHS 11th Grade-Photography-Emotions
  • Gabrielle Mitchell-WGHS 11th Grade-Photography-Balanced
  • Ashley Arlukiewicz-WGHS 12th Grade-Digital Art-Fragile
  • MacKenzie Burdick-WGHS 12th Grade-Mixed Media-Meat Man
  • Hailey Kremenek (2)-WGHS 12th Grade- Sculpture-Vessel; Painting-I Have Only Ever Tried to Show You Beauty
  • Maison Lamanna-WGHS 12th Grade-Mixed Media-Fashion
  • Paige Sheley-WGHS 12th Grade-Ceramics and Glass-Floral Tray 

Scholastic Art Awards 2020 Gold Key Awards

Silver Key

  • Grace BaezWGHS 11th Grade-Ceramics & Glass-Puerto Rican Serving Dish
  • Olivia HaleWGHS 11th Grade-Photography-Power Punch
  • Ashley Arlukiewicz (2)-WGHS 12th Grade-Photography-Scared; Digital Art-Negative Space
  • Emma FenglerWGHS 12th Grade-Mixed Media-Damian
  • Hailey Kremenek (2)-WGHS 12th Grade-Mixed Media-More Than Her Eyes; Painting-Evelyn
  • Maison LamannaWGHS 12th Grade-Mixed Media-The Complexity of Thought 

Scholastic Award 2020 Silver Key Awards

Honorable Mention

  • Joanna Ray-CMS 8th Grade-Printmaking-Galaxies
  • Alison Sincebaugh (2)-WGHS 10th Grade-Digital Art-Meagles; Photography-Magnolia
  • Olivia Crockett-WGHS 11th Grade-Digital Art-Tyler
  • Grace Fletcher-WGHS 11th Grade-Photography-120
  • Olivia Hale-WGHS 11th Grade-Photography-Radial
  • Lawrence Hulbert-WGHS 11th Grade-Sculpture-Untitled
  • Gabrielle Mitchell-WGHS 11th Grade-Digital Art-Alma
  • Ashley Arlukiewicz-WGHS 12th Grade-Art Portfolio-A Cry for Help
  • Katherine Bartlett-WGHS 12th Grade-Ceramics & Glass-Cultural Platter
  • Hailey Kremenek (4)-WGHS 12th Grade-Art Portfolio-Seeing Figures; Painting-Prohibition; Sculptures-God Save the Queen, Moon Dove
  • Maison Lamanna (3)-WGHS 12th Grade-Drawing & Illustration-Duality, Glitch, Untitled
  • Nicholas Mulderig-WGHS 12th Grade-Digital Art-Skateboard
  • Mackenzie Perkins-WGHS 12th Grade-Ceramics & Glass-Leg Lamp 

Scholastic Art Awards 2020 Honorable Mention Collage