Pinellas County students receive national recognition at Carnegie Hall
Seven PCS students who received 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards were honored at Carnegie Hall on June 2.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program is the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7–12.
Zachary Endicott from Pinellas County Center for the Arts at Gibbs High School received a Gold Medal for his Art Portfolio. His award includes a $10,000 scholarship. The Gold Medal Portfolio award is the program’s highest national honor.
Stephanie Hyde from Dixie Hollins High School received a Gold Medal for her photograph titled “Aidan’s Stride.”
Mallory Lundquist from PCCA at Gibbs High School received a Silver Medal for her art portfolio and a Gold Medal for her drawing titled Skinny Dipping.”
Ryan Molter from Dixie Hollins High School received a Gold Medal for his film titled “Picture Day.”
Indigo Naar from PCCA at Gibbs High School received a Silver medal for her art portfolio, a Gold Medal and a High School Top Award in the Florida Art Education K-12 Statewide Exhibition for her sculpture titled “Katrina 1,833 Remnants.”
Mya Nowicki from PCCA at Gibbs High School received an American Vision Award for her fashion piece titled “A Dress Named Keith.”
Justin Pentith from Dixie Hollins High School received a Gold Medal for his photograph titled “Take a Second Look.”
Photo: Justin Pentith, Ryan Molter, Michael Pineda (teacher), Mya Nowicki, Marty Loftus (teacher), Indigo Naar, Kristen Pineda (teacher), Mallory Lundquist and Stephanie Hyde.