SMA Artists Win Gold, Silver Key Awards in Scholastic Art Awards

St. Mary's Academy senior Bree Horn earned state recognition for four works of photography in the 2020 Scholastic Art Awards, including a Gold Key (above: "Child of the Earth") and three Silver Key awards.

A work of art created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, by SMA junior Rishika Kartik, garnered a Silver Key award for "Welcome to the Masquerade (Destroying Social Stigmas in a Pandemic)". Click slideshow below.

The 2020 awards, the longest-running and most prestigious competition for creative teenagers in the United Stated, drew nearly 320,000 art and writing entries despite the challenges facing students in America during the pandemic.