Student Artists Honored with Scholastic Awards
- School: Needham High School & Pollard Middle School
- Award: 2011 Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards
The Fine & Performing Arts Department of the Needham Public Schools is proud to announce that 39 Needham High School and 19 Pollard Middle School students have received awards in the 2011 Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards competition.
These students entered individual works or portfolios that they created as part of the Needham Fine Arts curriculum. They were competing for recognition with thousands of other students from throughout the state.
Needham High School awardees include Allison Anastas, Noah Baker, Laura Furman, Jessie Jacobson, Emily Pasternack, Kyra Schapiro, Stephanie Shapiro, and Ben Tillotson, all whom received Gold Keys.
Receiving Silver Keys were Devon Albert-Stone, Margaret Bleakney, Oliver Dodd, Andrew Fuchs, Ben Grebber, Jeremy Katz, Helena Kleinschmidt, Kendra O’Connor, and Meaghan Shea. Honorable Mentions were received by Devon Albert-Stone, Allison Anastas, Sarah Chi, Lindsay Ewing, Daniel Fitzgerald, Laura Furman (2), Alexandra Hayes, Tak Hirayama, Jessie Jacobson, Emily Lankiewicz, Megan Lund, Arden Marin, Chris McKay, Shannon Menchin, Devon Plaster (2), Marc Rejndrup, Emily Ringel, Nathan Rosin, Stephanie Shapiro, Sophie Shimazu, Rachel Shmulevich, Harriet Sussman (2), Ava Wong, and Josh Zucker.
Receiving Gold Keys for their Senior Portfolios were Devon Albert-Stone, Allison Anastas, Sarah Chi, Kathryn Cote, Alexandra Hayes, Moriah Okun, Katherine Paulson, Emily Ringel, Stephanie Shapiro, Harriet Sussman, and Josh Zucker.
Pollard Middle School award winners include Alexander Xu and Michelle Zhang, Gold Keys; Haley Bowse, Nicholas Davis, and Sarah Partridge, Silver Keys; Evelyn Atkinson, Emily Berger, Megan Fernandez, Victoria Guan, Mizuki Hirayama, Amber Lyons, Brooks McMurray, Matthew Okun, Evelyn O’Neil, Jenna Poretsky, Grant Raphael, Daniel Sheetz, Brendan Voelz, and Alyson Wong, Honorable Mentions.
The Gold Key works will go on to National Competition. All of the Gold and Silver Key award winning works will be on display at the State Transportation Building in Boston from Feb. 14 through April 7. Following their display in Boston, these students’ work will be on display at the High School and Pollard Art Shows in May.