Berkshire County honorees of 2016 Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

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A total of 24 students earned distinctions in The Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Here, the winners are listed by school, student, award, category, title. All winning students will receive a certificate to honor their work. Visual artists winning Gold Key honors, the top distinction, had their artwork displayed from March 5 through 20 at the Cambridge offices of EF Education First. All Gold Key winners at the regional level had their work submitted to the national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition.

"SMFA is deeply honored to recognize the remarkable talents of artists across Massachusetts through the Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards," said Christopher Bratton, president of School of the Museum of Fine Arts which sponsors the regional contest.

"The Boston Globe is proud to honor these gifted young artists and writers and provide them with the platform to amplify their message and artistic voice," Boston Globe Managing Director Linda Pizzuti Henry said.

Berkshire Country Day School

Alex Currie earned two honorable mention awards for humor writing for "The Adventures of some unimportant Idiots" and "The Mortician's Mission."

Diba De earned honorable mention awards for the short story, "The Climb" and the flash fiction piece, "The Platform and the Bar."

Jeri Hautzig won an honorable mention for the flash fiction piece, "Drive Through Town."

Berkshire School

Dalia Banevicius earned an honorable mention for the digital art work, "Away."

Alexander Barnosky earned a Gold Key award for the photography piece, "Hangar."

Viggo Blomquist won a Gold Key for a photographic self-portrait.

Simran Chatan earned an honorable mention in photography for the piece, "Old Car."

Neeka Daemi won a Silver Key award in the ceramics and glass category for the work, "Ladders."

Pranckeviciute Ieva won a Silver Key in art portfolio for "Texture and Material."

Ethan Labi earned a Silver Key in photography for "The Shaggy Cow."

Moet Matsuoka earned a Silver Key in the ceramics and glass category for the piece, "Mountain."

Sophia McCarthy earned an honorable mention for the sculpture, "Girls' Education."

Eliza McKenna won a Gold Key in photography for, "Indie."

Catherine Quaintance won a Silver Key in photography for, "Laundry."

Ashley Scott earned an honorable mention in drawing and illustration for, "Treehouse."

Taylor Rathbun Willi won a Silver Key in photography for "Rainy Day."

Miss Hall's School

Sueann Lee earned an honorable mention for the critical essay, "Pray for the Hawksbill Turtles." Lee also earned two Silver Key awards for the flash fiction pieces, "Part of the Land" and "Fish Cakes."

Moon Liang earned a Silver Key in photography for, "Path."

Yuhui Ma earned an honorable mention in drawing and illustration for, "Pride."

Monument Mountain Regional High School

Hunter Andrus won a Gold Key in photography for, "takes two to tango."

Katrina Campetti won a Silver Key in science fiction/fantasy for, "What Lurks in Dark Halls."

Sophie Cohen won six honorable mention awards: three for the flash fiction pieces, "Stages," "Another Shore," and "The Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water and Other Phenomena," and three for the short story entries, "Down By the Lake," "Apples on Harlow Road," and "A Reflection in November."

Tagan Munday earned honorable mentions for the painting, "paint," an for the mixed media piece, "paint 2."

Ben Zoeller won a Gold Key in digital art for, "The Richmond House."

Mount Greylock Regional School

Najla Nassar won a Gold Key and an American Voices nomination for the personal essay/memoir, "An Unconventional Childhood."

See all art winners: http://ow.ly/ZUpmJ; See all writing winners: http://ow.ly/ZUpsR; Learn more about the contest: smfa.edu/scholastic-art-writing


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