Westlake Students Win Art & Writing Honors


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Five Westlake High School students and four Lee Burneson Middle School
students won Gold Key awards in the Cuyahoga County Scholastic Art & Writing
Competition, which recognizes creative achievement of seventh to 12th grade
students throughout Cuyahoga County.
Madeline Lee's Award Winning Painting
Senior Julianne Aprile, junior Kelsea Patterson, and sophomores Paige Dawson
and Christa Beyer won Gold Key awards. Sophomore Madeline Lee won four
Gold Key awards. Representing LBMS with Gold Key awards are eighth grader
Jane Fitz, who won two Gold Keys, eighth graders Sneha Ramachandran and
Ben Sposet, and seventh grader Allie Routhier.
Julianne Aprile also was nominated for the American Visions Award for “Rust
Belt,” along with four other Gold Key winners from the county. All Gold Key
winners’ artwork will continue on to national competition this spring in New York

WHS Silver Key winners include Madeline Lee, sophomores Taylor Racela and
Sadie Roff and Reizaen Abuhamdeh; seniors Mason Trowbridge, Wan Kwok,
Ricky Kolar and Katie Parchem; and junior Alex Busser. LBMS Silver Key winners
are eighth graders Gaham Kowalski and Sneha Ramachandran.

WHS Honorable Mention awards went to sophomores Christa Beyer, Sam Peplin
and Regan Falin; seniors Jenna Lawrence, Ally Chonko, Wan Kwok, Julianne
Aprile, Grace Cristiano and Ishaan Bakhle; juniors Evan Leonard, Allison Veide
and Haley Ward. Juniors Kal Patterson and Taylor Salamone each won two
Honorable Mentions, and junior Brian Hood won three Honorable Mentions. LBMS
Honorable Mention winners are eighth graders Katie Hahn and Ben Sposet, and
seventh graders Rachel Altman and Jade Hawk.

Wan Kwok also received an Honorable Mention for her portfolio.

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