The Westview Visual Arts department had a very successful year at the Scholastic Arts Competition earning 16 awards in total.
Eight Gold Keys were awarded to Westview art students along with 5 Silver Key awards and 3 Honorable Mention awards. The Scholastic Art Competition is a regional competition of students in grades 7-12. Students are awarded honors based on The Ft. Wayne region has proven to be tough competitor on the national level proving that the Midwest is far from mediocre on the art scene. This year alone, the Ft. Wayne region has been ranked 4th in the nation.
Senior, Sarah Brugger was awarded 3 honors. Two Gold Keys for Printmaking and Photography and Honorable mention in Printmaking.
Amber Gunthorp, also a senior, received 2 silver keys both for drawing.
Senior, Jaron Lewton, earned a Silver Key for Photogrpahy.
Junior, Heidi Miller was awarded a Gold Key for Mixed Media, a Silver Key for Printmaking.
Jeanie Miller a Senior at Westview, earned an Honorable Mention for Photography.
Senior Katelyn Miller earned two Gold Keys for her work in Mixed Media and Printmaking.
Tereza Novakova, a senior exchange student received an honorable mention in Drawing.
Jessica Searls, a Westview Senior, earned a gold Key in Printmaking.
Senior Kimberly Stutzman earned 2 Gold Keys in Photography.
Hannah Witham earned a Silver Key in Drawing.
All awarded pieces will be on display at the Ft. Wayne Museum of Art as part of the Scholastic Art Exhibit until April 5th. Westview Art teachers are Laura Perkins and Jesse Martin.
Senior Katelyn Miller also received a National Silver Medal for her Gold Key Printmaking piece. Katelyn and Mrs. Martin will be recognized, along with all National Award Winners, at Carnegie Hall in NYC on June 6th for their success in the Scholastic Art Competition.