Seven Bronxville High School Students Win Prestigious Art Awards Print


Contributed by Michael Ganci, Syntax, for The Bronxville School

Feb. 13, 2019:  Seven Bronxville High School students – seniors Sarah Goodell, Susie Goodell, Celia Kelty, Alyssa Lee, Lilly Martin, and Katie Schnepp and junior Ruby Howell – earned multiple honors at the prestigious regional 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition. They were each recognized for their artwork, which stood out among thousands of other student submissions.

“This group of students is extremely creative and hardworking,” art teacher Courtney Alan said. “They have been committed to the visual arts throughout high school, and their work clearly demonstrates their intention and voice. All of their award-winning work is technically excellent, as well as conceptually advanced. I am so proud of them for always challenging themselves to create evocative and engaging work.”

Congratulations to the students who won the awards:

Sarah Goodell won a Silver Key Award for her untitled artwork. 

Susie Goodell won a Silver Key Award and an honorable mention for her untitled artwork.

Ruby Howell won a Silver Key Award for her pastel painting Childhood Daydream and an honorable mention for her acrylic painting Sunday Tea.

Celia Kelty earned a Gold Key Award for her graphite drawing Me. As a Gold Key Award recipient, Kelty has advanced to the national level of the competition.

Alyssa Lee won a Silver Key Award for her colored pencil drawing All that Glitters and honorable mentions for her oil pastel painting A Valley in Perspective and her graphite drawing Self Portrait.

Lilly Martin received a Silver Key Award for her oil pastel painting Maras and honorable mentions for her graphite drawing Self Portrait and digital drawing Clutter.

Katie Schnepp earned a Silver Key Award for her graphite drawing Self Portrait.

Presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, the awards program identifies students with exceptional artistic and literary talents. 

Pictured here (L to R): Bronxville High School students Susie Goodell, Sarah Goodell, Ruby Howell, Kate Schnepp, Celia Kelty, Lilly Martin, and Alyssa Lee. 

Photo courtesy The Bronxville School 

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