APS Students Receive National Art Awards

APS Students Receive National Art Awards
Posted on 03/15/2018
Image of Charlie Parsons National Art Award Students from Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts and Firestone CLC Akron School for the Arts received high honors this week from the National Scholastic Art Awards committee in New York City.

Miller South eighth-grader Andra Benninghoff was awarded a National Gold Key for her drawing titled Pink Eye under the direction of Alison Rich.

Firestone senior Charlie Parsons received a National SIlver Key for his comic art piece titled Space Door. Senior RayTwan Stewart received a National Silver Key for his piece Unc and a National Gold Key for I (Trayvon Martin Tribute), both in the printmaking category. Both students were under the direction of Daniel Coffield.

Both Andra and RayTwan will have their artwork shipped to New York for the National Award Events that will take place June 6-8. Students and their teachers will have the opportunity to attend the festivities, including the National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall.

The Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design will sponsor a parent and student to attend the reception in New York City.

Image of Image of RayTwan Stewart's National Art Award
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Image of Andra Benninghoff's National Art Award
Image of Andra Benninghoff's National Art Award
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