Congratulations to the Fine Arts Department as they earned a grand total of 113 awards in the prestigious Scholastic Art Competition in January 2019. Under the direction of Mrs. Kitty Gunty and Mrs. Gina Bonewitz the students won 22 Gold Keys, 28 Silver Keys, and 63 Honorable Mentions! Click here to view a list of all of the winners. The Gold Key winners will go on to compete at the national level.
At the awards ceremony on Sunday, February 3 at Century Center in South Bend more awards were announced:
*Apisara Sunantra won an American Voice Award with $100 stipend for her print titled "Throw Back '90s."
*Kelly Skwarcan won the Northern Indiana Pastel Society Award with $100 stipend for her drawing titled "Into the Woods."
*Rue Desmarais was recognized for the Silver Key on his Portfolio and was given a $1,000 scholarship.
*Mrs. Gina Bonewitz was given recognition for Excellence in Teaching.
*Mrs. Kitty Gunty won the Ann Hamilton Award for Inspired Teaching.
*Noah Majewski '21 won a Silver Award at the national level for his photograph titled "My Fast Childhood."
All of the award winning artwork was on display for public viewing until March 9, 2019 at the Warner and Community Galleries of the South Bend Museum of Art in Century Center.