KPC News Service
CHURUBUSCO — Students at Churubusco High School earned 13 awards in this year’s Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized the vision, ingenuity and talent of the nation’s youth, and provided opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated.
The awards are the largest, longest-running and most prestigious program of its kind. In 2017, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art received 4,000 submissions. Out of those, 701 students received regional awards for their art and writing.
Of the Churubusco winners: Hannah Boersema (eighth grade) won a Gold Key and three Honorable Mentions which is the most awards any single Churubusco student has ever won at the Scholastic Awards.
Amara Davis (seventh grade) won a Gold and Silver Key. Asia Brickley (10th), Hailey Przemielewski (12th), Eva Refeld (7th), and Katie Shambaugh (11th) won Silver Keys. Devyn Gaff (eighth grade) won a Gold Key. Kaylynn Boggess (seventh grade) and Delaney Peters (12th grade) also received Honorable Mention.
The students were honored in an awards ceremony held downtown at the University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center on Feb. 11. All artwork will be on display now through April 8 at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. Admission is free 5-8 p.m. every Thursday.