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High School Artists Earn Scholastic & LCYA Awards

  • Elli Strauss GOLD web

    Senior Elli Strauss's portrait earned a Scholastic Gold Key.

  • Miller Tordoff Gold 2019 web

    Sophomore Wren Miller and senior Kaitlyn Tordoff earned Scholastic Gold Keys for their painting and mixed pieces.

  • Ceramics Gold 2019 web

    Juniors Ellie Knowles and Emma Houck and senior Ivy McComsey received Scholastic Gold Keys for their clay and sculpture work.

  • Jewelry Metals Gold 2019 web

    Senior Lindsay Szmanski and and junior Mackenzie Lefever received Scholastic Gold Keys for their jewelry and metals work.

  • Dicamillo Gold 2019 web

    Senior Bella DiCamillo received three Scholastic Gold Keys for her architectural renderings.

LS High School artists received an impressive 33 awards in regional and local competitions this year. Students earned 17 Scholastic Art Awards and 16 Lancaster County Young Artist (LCYA) Awards!

Scholastic Gold Key Artists - Bella DiCamillo (3 Gold Keys), Emma Houck, Ellie Knowles, Makenzie Lefever, Ivy McComsey, Wren Miller, Elli Strauss, Lindsay Szymanski, and Kaitlyn Tordoff - are now contenders for national awards. National Gold Key winners are invited to attend a reception at Carnegie Hall this summer.

Students' winning artwork can be seen from March 2- April 14, 2019. Scholastic award-winning work will be shown at the Demuth Museum and LCYA award-winners at the Lancaster Museum of Art. Both exhibitions open with receptions on March 1, 2019.

Scholastic Art Awards

Gold Key Awards

  • Isabella DiCamillo, Bungalow
  • Isabella DiCamillo, Pavilion
  • Isabella DiCamillo, The Office
  • Emma Houck, Depression
  • Ellie Knowles, Gas Fired Bottles
  • Makenzie Lefever, Jellyfish Bubble Blower
  • Ivy McComsey, Wood Fired Coil Pot
  • Wren Miller, Moon Jacket
  • Elli Strauss, Concealment
  • Lindsay Szymanski, Dragon with Egg
  • Kaitlyn Tordoff, Box

Silver Key Awards

  • Isabella DiCamillo, Concrete Slaboration
  • Ivy McComsey, Amphora on Welded Mild Steel
  • Hannah Shaub, All Consuming

Honorable Mention

  • Anastasia Curran, Green Coil Pot
  • Josie Lau, Triangular Pendant/Necklace with Black Onyx
  • Hannah Shaub, Ophelia

Lancaster County Young Artists Awards

Gold Awards

  • Amaya Creekmur, Blitz
  • Josie Lau, Homage to Crowder
  • Makenzie Lefever, Jellyfish Bubble Blower
  • Ivy McComsey, Pit Fired Pot
  • Ezra Mellinger, Goat Barn-Selfie Frame Kinetic
  • Taya Puffenberger, Brass Seaweed Cuff
  • Donald Sweigart, Fireman’s Box
  • Ansley Yost, Lemur

Silver Awards

  • Isabella Beiler, Silver-Copper Bracelet
  • Sarah Doutrich, Coiled Vessel
  • Katrina Kreider, 2-Part Vase
  • Katrina Kreider, Wood Fire Coil Pot
  • Ivy McComsey, Greek Inspired Calyx Krater
  • Ansley Yost, Coil Pot
  • Ansley Yost, Tea Pot

Honorable Mentions

Lindsay Szymanski, Shark Necklace with Sharktooth

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