Rebecca Garner '11 wins top regional art award

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On February 23 senior Rebecca Garner will be awarded the Gold Key in art, the highest regional award given annually in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program, sponsored by New York’s Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. As a result of Rebecca’s Gold Key standing, her artwork will be forwarded to New York City for national judging.

Rebecca’s artworks, from the portfolio she entered in the competition, will be on exhibition at the award ceremony, to be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Pacific NW College of Art (1241 NW Johnson St., Portland) on Wednesday, February 23. All regional Gold Key artwork will be on display at PNCA from February 6 to February 25.
 
Rebecca also won two Honorable Mentions in drawing.
Three other Catlin Gabel students were also honored with awards:
 
Junior Andrea Michalowsky won an Honorable Mention in sculpture
Senior Lynne Stracovsky won a Silver Key in drawing
Senior Kashi Tamang won seven Silver Key awards in ceramics and glass, drawing, photogrpahy, mixed media, and painting
 
Founded in 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing program is the oldest, longest-running, and most prestigious recognition program for student achievement in the visual arts and creative writing in the United States. The 15 top national winners each receive a $10,000 cash award to help pay for college, plus special recognition on the stage of Carnegie Hall in New York. The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit organization, identifies teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talent and brings their remarkable work to a national audience through the awards program.
 
Congratulations, Rebecca, Andrea, Lynne, and Kashi!