Compiled by The Bedford Citizen
Bedford students were handsomely represented in this year’s competition. The Bedford Citizen thanks Aleta Devaney, program administrator for the Bedford Schools’ Art Department, for sharing news of the 2015 Boston Globe/Scholastic art and writing prizes.
Gold Keys were awarded to Hayley Bayen for her sculpture, America Runs On Ceramics; and to Noah Schmitz for his painting, Self Portrait.
Silver Keys went to Victor Chen for his art portfolio, Victor Chen; to Gwen Gardner for her painting, The Silent Highwayman; to Kendall Hiltz for her digital art, Speed of Light; to Meghan Stanley for her ceramics/glass work, Dinner With Mondrian; and to Sophia Wilson for her drawing, Self Portrait.
Honorable Mentions were earned by Natalie Huggins for her photograph, Lazy Afternoon; to Brian Nugent for his photograph, Dynamic Balance; to Deborah Ploch for her drawing/illustration, The Abstract Me; and to Rachelle Shao for her sculpture, Cat-o–Lantern.
Avery Kaplan captured a Gold Key for her short story, Dot the Ancient I’s and Cross the Sanskrit T’s and a Silver Key for her critical essay, Who Threw the Pebble? Erin Venuti took Honorable Mention for her short story, The Top.
Editor’s Note: Examples of the writing prizes have not arrived, but will be posted when they do.