MHS Students Earn Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Thirteen Medford High School students were recognized with Scholastic Art Awards for their outstanding achievement, according to MHS art teacher Michele MacKenzie. MHS students were awarded 5 Gold Keys, 3 Silver Keys, and 4 Honorable Mentions. In addition, senior Kayla Greeley was awarded the Gold Key for her Portfolio of 8 works of art.

The work of Gold and Silver Key winners will be exhibited at the State Transportation Building Gallery in Boston from February 13-April 20. Gold Key winners will go on to compete on the National level.

The 2013 Boston Globe Scholastic Art winners are:

– Safinsanadre Antoine, Unsafe, Honorable Mention: Ceramics
– Marissa Coit, Mask Mutation, Gold Key: Ceramics
– Kayla Greeley, Pressure Reaching the Tipping Point: Honorable Mention, Sculpture
– Kayla Greeley, The Book Boot, Silver key: Sculpture
– Kayla Greeley Gold Key: Portfolio
– Jordan Harris, The Raven’s Nest, Gold Key: Ceramics
– Jordan Harris, The Walker’s Hunger, Gold Key: Sculpture
– Jeremy Martins, Two-Faced, Gold Key: Sculpture
– Bianca Mase, Dare to Dream, Honorable Mention: Photography
– Kristen McCarthy, Blooming, Silver Key: Sculpture
– Samuel Prince, My Father’s Dream, Honorable Mention: Printmaking
– Audrey Ring, Masher, Silver Key: Drawing
– Briana Struppa, Wolf Box, Gold Key: Ceramics

The 2013 Boston Globe Scholastic Writing winners (listed with their English teachers) are:

– Nicole Avella, Honorable Mention, Personal Essay/Memoir, “Soccer Struggles”, Mr. Ambrose
– Kylie Baker, Silver Key, Poetry, “Bones, Ode to the Chair on my Porch”, Mr. Morris
– Lian Blake, Silver Key, Personal Essay/Memoir, “Boxes”, Mr. Ambrose
– August Bowder-Newton, Honorable Mention, Flash Fiction, “Exist”, Mr. Heinegg
– Abigail Candee, Honorable Mention, Personal Essay/Memoir, “The Martian Who Got Left Behind: Growing Up Different In A Cookie-cutter Society”, Mr. Ambrose
– Ariana Chiarenza, Gold Key, Personal Essay/Memoir, “When The Stars Fell”, Ms. Liu
– James Conlon, Honorable Mention, Personal Essay/Memoir, “From Odd Man Out To Man On Top”, Ms. Peritore
– Kali Crosby, Gold Key, Personal Essay/Memoir, “That Dog Has Spunk”, Ms. Liu
– Victoria Diprizio, Honorable Mention, Short Story, “Silence”, Mr. Ambrose
– Jennifer Frederick, Silver Key, Poetry, “Failure, Irrevocable, Fear, Confirmation Bias, Phineas Gage”, Mr. Morris
– Hannah Gultom, Silver Key, Personal Essay/Memoir, “The Bull and the Blanket”, Ms. Liu
– Elijah Kissman, Silver Key, Personal Essay/Memoir, “A Day At The Races”, Mr. Ambrose
– Sophia MacKay, Honorable Mention, Personal Essay/Memoir, “Lopping Off Locks”, Ms. Liu
– Zofia Tamburini, Honorable Mention, Personal Essay/Memoir, “Across The Trail”, Ms. Liu
– Callaghan Todhunter, Gold Key, Flash Fiction, “A Simple Exchange In An Elevator”, Mr. Ambrose
– Emma Whisler, Honorable Mention, Personal Essay/Memoir, “Surfing”, Ms. Liu

– Information from Medford Public Schools. Photos by Michele MacKenzie

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