Junior wins national Gold, Silver key awards for art

Samuel Teas, Co-Editor-In-Chief

Pierce’s Drawing and Illustration entry.
Pierce’s Mixed Media entry.

Junior Olivia Pierce won Scholastic Art and Writing’s National Gold Key Award for Drawing and Illustration and National Silver Key Award for Mixed Media. 

“This is such a great accomplishment!” art teacher Cindy Reilly said in an email announcement. “Please help me in [congratulating] her for being in such an elite group.  She is one of the hardest workers I have ever had and she really deserves this acknowledgement.”

Scholastic Art and Writing recognizes talented students from across the country. Students must win a regional award to be considered for nationals.