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EHS Students Receive Scholastic Art Awards

Feb 8, 2017 | District News Release

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Brianna Dougherty & Lily Ensminger

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Mithulan Paramanathan, McKayla Schnenker & Alex Muckenthaler

Art Department Recognition

Five Emporia High School students have received awards for their artwork submitted this school year to the Eastern Kansas Scholastic Art Awards program, Art Department Chair Josh Pavlik announced this week. The students are:

  • McKayla Schnenker, junior, Gold Key Award for Jewelry
  • Alex Muckenthaler, sophomore, Silver Key Award for Jewelry
  • Brianna Dougherty, senior, Honorable Mention for Drawing and Illustration
  • Lily Ensminger, sophomore, Honorable Mention for Jewelry
  • Mithulan Paramanathan, senior, Honorable Mention for Ceramics & Glass

These five students are enrolled in classes taught by Mr. Pavlik, Rebecca Hamman-Hernandez and Grant Charpentier. All five were recognized at the school on Tuesday.

Their work is now on display with the Eastern Kansas Scholastic Art Award Exhibition at the Mark Arts galleries (formerly The Wichita Center for the Arts) through March 5. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 1-5 pm, and admission is free.

The Scholastic Art Awards is open to all students in seventh to twelfth grade from 70 Kansas counties. The Scholastic Art Awards is the largest and longest running recognition program for young people in the United States.

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