Bay Village High School is proud to announce that 32 students were recently recognized in the 2021 Scholastic Art Awards. Of those students, seven received Gold Key awards, 11 received Silver Key awards and 14 received Honorable Mentions. The Gold Key award is the highest honor of distinction in this competition.
Senior Sarah Hardebeck received three Gold Keys in Photography; Sophomore Kristina Laraway received two Gold Keys in Photography; Senior Elizabeth Varis received a Gold Key in Painting; and Senior Kayla Poling received a Gold Key in Sculpture.
Submissions were entered into the competition by Bay High School Art Department Faculty Greg Hildebrandt, Grace Outcalt and Thomas Schemrich (Art Department Chair).
“The amount of talent within this group is exceptional,” said Thomas Schemrich, Chairperson of the Bay High School Art Department. “I have no doubt that many of these students will go on to successfully pursue art careers in college and beyond.”
Faculty from Cleveland Institute of Art served as judges for this annual competition. Below is a complete list of Bay High School’s award-winning students.
PHOTOGRAPHY SUBMISSIONS: Elizabeth Carney, Junior, Honorable Mention; Sarah Hardebeck, Senior, Gold Key (2), Silver Key; Kristina Laraway, Sophomore, Gold Key (2), Silver Key; Sarah Puterbaugh, Senior, Silver Key, Honorable Mention; Emma Spirollari, Senior, Silver Key (2)
PAINTING SUBMISSIONS: Brook Brewer, Senior, Honorable Mention; Emilia Gulley, Sophomore, Silver Key; Angelica Jameson, Junior, Silver Key; Anya Krumbine, Senior, Silver Key; Elizabeth Varis, Senior, Gold Key, Honorable Mention (5); Masha Waiss, Senior, Honorable Mention
DRAWING & ILLUSTRATION SUBMISSIONS: Elizabeth Carney, Junior, Honorable Mention
DIGTAL ART SUBMISSIONS: Anya Krumbine, Senior, Silver Key; Elizabeth Varis, Senior, Silver Key, Honorable Mention
SCULPTURE SUBMISSIONS: Kayla Poling, Senior, Gold Key, Honorable Mention
ART PORTFOLIO SUBMISSIONS: Elizabeth Varis, Senior, Honorable Mention