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10 students win regional Scholastic Art Awards
10 students win regional Scholastic Art Awards

Ten Santa Catalina School students claimed 21 awards in the 2018 Scholastic Art Awards competition for the California Central Coast Region. Their submitted works included painting, photography, film, design, collage, ceramics, and fashion.

The students won in three categories: Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention. Gold Key works automatically go on to national judging.

In addition, Gold Key winners will have their work on display at the Pacific Grove Art Center from March 1–31. A closing reception and ceremony will be held Saturday, March 31, from 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Overall, 30 students submitted 63 pieces of art to the competition. Dana Zeng '19 and Sum Yue Guan '19 received the most awards, with five apiece. Lillian Sato '18 and Michelle Lau '18 also won more than one award, with three and two, respectively.

All of the award winners were handed certificates in Assembly on February 1.

Congratulations to the following students:

Gold Key
Jessie Crump '19 – Painting, "Radacini"
Sum Yue Guan '19 – Photography, "Forgotten"
Sofie Wong '19 – Film, "Unnamed"
Dana Zeng '19 – Design, "LQRA"
Dana Zeng '19 – Design, "Preserve the Ocean"
Dana Zeng '19 – Photography, "Underwater"

Silver Key
Sum Yue Guan '19 – Painting, "Geisha's Kiss"
Michelle Lau '18 – Photography, "Iron-Branded"
Lillian Sato '18 – Photography, "Jungle Gym"
Eleanor Sheetz '19 – Photography, " Ghost Rider"
Dana Zeng '19 – Photography, "Illusion"

Honorable Mention
Katie Fraley '18 – Photography, "Old Soul"
Sum Yue Guan '19 – Collage, "Strum"
Sum Yue Guan '19 – Painting, "Skydreaming"
Sum Yue Guan '19 – Collage, "Crepe"
Angela Hu '19 – Photography, "Reflections of America"
Michelle Lau '18 – Photography, "Unveiled"
Emalia Partow '19 – Photography, "Walk to School"
Lillian Sato '18 – Fashion portfolio (8 works of art)
Lillian Sato '18 – Ceramics, "Honey Comb"
Dana Zeng '19 – Design, "A.I.M. Poster"

See the winning pieces in our SmugMug gallery.

The Central Coast region takes in Monterey, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, and San Benito counties.

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