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Scholastic Art Winners

Scholastic Art Awards

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented annually by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Awards give students opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. Students across America submitted nearly 340,000 original works this year in 29 different categories of art and writing.

Students receiving Gold Keys, Silver Keys, Honorable Mentions, or American Voices & Visions Nominations are celebrated within their communities through local exhibitions and ceremonies. Gold Key works are then judged nationally by an impressive panel of creative–industry experts to receive National Medals, including Gold Medals, Silver Medals, American Voices & Visions Medals, Gold Medal and Silver with Distinction Portfolio Medals, and Special Achievement Awards. National Medalists are recognized in part at the National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Galena Park ISD Regional Scholastic Art Winners

Gold Key
The very best works submitted to local programs. Gold Key works are automatically considered for national-level recognition

  • Sara Acuna (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Nathan Lopez (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Abigail Salinas (Galena Park HS)
  • Natalie Sanchez (Galena Park HS)

Silver Key
Stand-out works submitted to local programs that demonstrate exceptional ability.

  • Genesis Botello (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Ja'marlon Brisco (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Citlalli Castillo (Galena Park HS)
  • Ashley De Leon (Galena Park HS)
  • Leilanah Flores (Galena Park HS)
  • Madeline Herrera (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Nathan Lopez (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Jared Villarreal (Galena Park HS)
  • Jared Villarreal (Galena Park HS)
  • Jalin Washington (North Shore Sr. HS)

Honorable Mention
Accomplished works submitted to local programs showing great skill and potential.

  • Rosangel Aguilar (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Irene Banuelos (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Desiree Bonnett (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Gustavo Cardoso (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Giovanni Castillo (Galena Park MS)
  • Adiel Cortazo (Galena Park HS)
  • Maria Cortes (Galena Park HS)
  • Leilanah Flores (Galena Park HS)
  • Adrian Floriano (Galena Park HS)
  • Tiara Gam (Galena Park HS)
  • Mathew Hernandez (Galena Park HS)
  • Roji Iype (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Citlaly Martinez (Galena Park HS)
  • Stephanie Martinez (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Liam Moreno (Galena Park HS)
  • Kenji Nino (North Shore MS)
  • Anthony De Jesus Lezama Padilla (Galena Park MS)
  • Aldo Ponce (Galena Park HS)
  • Caleb Puente (Galena Park HS)
  • Daisy Rodriguez (North Shore Sr. HS)
  • Daniel Salazar (Galena Park HS)
  • Natalie Sanchez (Galena Park HS)
  • Kamelia Shaw (Galena Park HS)

The Regional Scholastic Art Gold Key exhibition will run from February 18 to March 16 at The Galleria, 5085 Westheimer, Houston, Texas, 77056 (on the first-floor level near Saks Fifth Avenue during mall hours).

The Regional Scholastic Art Silver Key exhibition will run from February 18 to March 16 at Texas Art Supply, 2001 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006 (on the second-floor level during business hours).