Work of Emma Somers recognized among ‘best in show’ at Michigan Thumb Region Scholastic Art and Writing Competition

Emma Somers
LHS artist Emma Somers was recognized as one of the five “Best of Show” at the 2015 Michigan Thumb Region Scholastic Art and Writing Competition. She received our region’s “American Vision Award” for the competition

Numerous LHS artists had artwork accepted into the 2015 Michigan Thumb Region Scholastic Art and Writing Competition. The following students will be honored at a ceremony on February 2 at the Macomb Center for the arts. Their artwork will be on display at the Lorenzo Cultural Center at Macomb Community College February 2-17.

Congratulations to our Lapeer High School artists!

Emma Somers’ Gold Key in drawing was recognized as one of the five “Best of Show” and received our region’s “American Vision Award” for the competition. The top five “Best of Show” also represent the region on the national level as American Vision nominees. A national panel selects one of the nominated works from each region as the American Vision Award Recipient for 2015. Those winners will be announced in the spring.

All artwork that received a Gold Key Award is eligible to be accepted into the National Scholastic Art and Writing Competition in New York City in early June.

Congratulations to the following students:

Kassy Aalbertsberg – Honorable Mention in drawing,
Erika Angoli – Honorable Mention in drawing,
Ashley Hayden – Gold Key and an Honorable Mention both in drawing,
Skyler Humphreys – Honorable Mention in drawing,
Hope McCormack – Silver Key in ceramics,
Gwenyth Reed – Honorable Mention in drawing,
Emily Rieves – Honorable Mention in ceramics,
Brenna Sabov – 2 Gold Keys in drawing,
Chase Smitterberg – Silver Key in drawing,
Emma Somers – Gold and Silver Key in drawing,
Sam Young – Gold Key for a portfolio of 8 drawings.

Congratulations to all artists who entered!

LHS 2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Winners

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