Scholastic Art Competition has CMHS Winners

(Pictured: Gold Key winner "Roar" by CMHS SeniorĀ Grace Lackovic.)
Posted On: Monday, January 30, 2023


(Pictured: Gold Key winner "Roar" by CMHS Senior Grace Lackovic.)

Canon-McMillan art students will be recognized for their art accomplishments at the upcoming Scholastic Art and Writing Competition of Southwestern Pennsylvania.  The ceremony will be held March 19, 2023 at PennWest California. 

Ella Neiderer, a senior, received a Gold Key and an American Vision Award, the highest level of achievement on the regional level, for her painting entitled “They Know It.” She also received an additional Gold Key for her painting entitled “Family Vacation.” Another senior, Grace Lackovic, received three Gold Keys! One for her portfolio of six  distinct works in a series that investigated the idea of “Sensations.” Her other two Gold Keys were awarded for her drawings “Dancing Man,” and “Roar.” Additionally, a junior, Zoe Rose, received a Gold Key for a digital art piece entitled “Burnout.” Their Gold Key work will be forwarded to New York for national level adjudication.  National Medalists will be announced on March 22, 2023. 


Winners of a Silver Key for distinguished achievement on the regional level were:

  • Isabella Carola, senior, for her digital art, “Caught in a Blur.”
  • Isabella Carola, senior, for her drawing, “Burning Terror.”
  • Anna Chambers, sophomore, for her drawing, “Color Girl.”
  • Breana Crawford, junior, for her painting, “Helpless.”
  • Ella Neiderer, senior, for her digital art, “Amaya.”
  • Ella Neiderer, senior, for her painting, “Me vs. Myself.”
  • Mila Rose, junior, for her drawing, “Pixel.”
  • Madison Walloch, junior, for her drawing, “Head in the Clouds.”
  • Ava Yeager, senior, for her painting, “Fetal Metamorphosis.”

Honorable Mentions were:

  • Madelyn, Barch, junior, “Surrealist Daydream,” painting
  • Anna Beachy, senior, “Record Player Production,” mixed-media
  • Kerrigan Bell, senior, “Blooms by the Bay,” painting
  • Isabella Carola, senior, “The Light in the Darkness of My Mind,” drawing
  • Isabella Carola, senior, “Streets of Tokyo,” painting
  • Dayton Dille, freshman, “The Wired,” comic art
  • Emily Elliott, freshman, “Ram Skull,” drawing
  • Allie Friel, junior, “Tangerine Tango,” ceramics
  • Olivia Gross, junior, “Parkland Mourns,” editorial cartoon sponsored by The Herb Block Foundation
  • Anna Lucas, senior, “Wave,” drawing
  • Alaina McDaniel, senior, “Coloring Darkness,” drawing
  • Casey Ramirez, senior, “All the Same, But Different,” painting

Congratulations to everyone on these recognitions!

Dancing Man by Grace Lackovic By Ella Neiderer By Ella Neiderer By Ella Neiderer By Ella Neiderer Roar by Grace Lackovic

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