Seneca Valley student wins national art award

March 29, 2019 Cranberry Local News

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JACKSON TWP - Storm Harvin, a Seneca Valley Senior, was recently announced as a national gold medal and a national American Visions Award winner in the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Competition.

Miss Harvin won for her mixed media piece titled “American Delicacies: Fast, Cheap and Easy,” developed to highlight the over saturation of fast food culture in America.

Works receiving Gold Medals will be on display at Parsons School of Design at the New School May 31- June 8.

Additionally, six other Seneca Valley students had their artwork adjudicated in New York City on March 13 after winning Gold Keys in the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition.

In addition to Miss Harvin, regional Gold Key winners include Kathryn Curtis, Sonia Fernades, Jessie Glatz (two Gold Keys), Amelia Reese (three Gold Keys), Gavin Thomas and Coryn Trjchel.

Seneca Valley Silver Key recipients include Savannah Adomaitis, Matthew Anderson, Grace Bares (two Silver Keys), Olivia Bernd, Jessie Glatz and Amelia Reese (two Silver Keys).

Also, several students from Seneca Valley High School received Honorable Mentions for their entries including Lyndsey Butler, Haley Cramer, Andrew Cummings, Kathryn Curtis, Sonia Fernades, Kelsey Gianfrancesco (three Honorable Mentions), Jessie Glatz (two Honorable Mentions), Evelyn Grham, Lindsay Hans, Storm Harvin (two Honorable Mentions), Taylor Healy, Allison Jaecke, Keely Lisco, Grace Lopiccolo, Katie Mowry, Jadyn Myers, Amelia Reese (two Honorable Mentions), Josie Sherman, Kaitlyn Sybert (two Honorable Mentions) and Lauren Testa.

More than 1,700 entries were entered from students across the region.

All Seneca Valley students were honored at a special ceremony of the Pittsburgh Arts Region of The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards at Community College of Allegheny County on Feb. 23. The event was coordinated by the SV Art Department.

Seneca Valley School District secondary art teachers include Jason Woolslare, Megan Bonistalli, Jason Shorr, Aaron Shafer and Tabatha Karman.

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