Laurel Students Earn 43 Scholastic Art Awards

Find out which students were named winners

Laurel School students earned 43 awards in the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers 2012-2013 Regional Scholastic Art Competition and Exhibition.

Twenty-six Laurel girls were among the winners selected by a panel of professional artists and educators. Their works will be among 650 on display until Saturday at the Cleveland Art Institute's Reinberger Galleries, 11141 East Blvd.

Students who receive Portfolio Awards and Gold Key awards will continue to the national competition this spring in New York. Click here for the Institute's hours.

Here are the winners, their graudation year, award category and work titles:

Gold Key Award 
Emily Bold ’13: Photography, Fair Game      
Emily Brett ’13, Photography, Rwanda July 2012    
Gabriel Gerhart, ’14: Photography, Light And Dark     
Janet Oliva, ’13: Photography, Skating Club     
Sophie Schwartz ’13: Photography, Subway To Coney Island    
Emily Moore ’15: Ceramics, Tea Conversation
Emma Bachman ’15: Drawing, Cityscape Triptych  
Joan Colleran ’16: Writing Flash Fiction, Where Is "da"?  
Miranda Hines ’13: Writing Poetry, Once Broken; Writing Short Story, The Center Ring 
Olivia Petryszyn ’16: Writing Personal Essay/Memoir, Parentheses 
Megan Zupon ’13: Writing Personal Essay/Memoir, Peppermint 

Silver Key Award
Sara Hollabaugh ’13: Photography, Ian's Feet    
Mary Murphy ’13: Photography, Cowboy; Flag Man        
Veronica Stack ’14: Photography, Skyfall;  Contemplation       
Andrea Farr ’14: Jewelry, Rose Ring; Found Pinecone Pieces Ring   
Maddie Mascaro  ’15:  Jewelry, Flowers And Leaf Necklace         
Emily Ross  ’14: Design, Japanese Inspired Embroidery      
Lauren Ellert ’13:Drawing, Self-portrait           
Miranda Hines ’13: Art Portofolio; Writing Portfolio; Writing Short Story, As The Snow Falls Past The Window; Writing Poetry, Once Broken; 
Alexandra Zborovsky ’16: Writing Short Story, The Creator And The Player 

Honorable Mention
Gabriel  Gerhart ’14: Photography, Musee D'orsay   
Rachel Slater ’14: Photography, Going Out    
Sophie Schwartz ’14: Art Portfolio
Grace Cowan ’16, Jewelry. Tree With Bird            
Frances Hartwell ’15: Jewelry, Summer Memories            
Mia Mastroianni ’14: Ceramics, Protective Waves          
Lauren Ellert ’13: Sculpture, Cat Lantern; Drawing, Drawn Away                   
Emma Bachman ’14: Drawing, Cityscape from Above       
Olivia Petryszyn ’16: Painting, Atmosphere View     
Emma Schwartz ’15: Drawing, M307; Mixed media, Hemisphere   
Katelyn Vlastaris ’16: Writing Short Story, Crystal Wings
Megan Zupon ’13: Writing Short Story, Flood; Writing Poetry, Continuum; Writing Dramatic Script, Summer's Best Days

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