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District 86 Students Earn Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Students from Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central were recently recognized by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers in conjunction with its Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Below are the names of the students, the awards they won and the categories in which the awards were received.

Hinsdale South

  • Alexandra Cima - Gold Key and an Honorable Mention in the Digital Art category
  • Heather Curin - Silver Keys in the Art Portfolio and Ceramics & Glass categories
  • Caraline Custardo - Silver Key and an Honorable Mention in the Photography category
  • Imaan Hasan - Silver Key in the Mixed Media category; Honorable Mention in the Digital Art category
  • Sarrah Handlawala - Gold Key in the Photography category
  • Zola Hinojosa - Gold Key in the Photography category
  • Carolina Ortiz - Gold Key in the Photography category
  • Madeline Nelson - Silver Key in the Ceramics & Glass category
  • Ilija Srbinovski - Silver Key in the Painting category
  • Kamila Maksvytis - Silver Key in the Photography category
  • Hanna Pitonak - Silver Key in the Painting category
  • Jasper Lin - Honorable Mention in the Photography category

Hinsdale Central

  • Amy Dong - Gold Key, Silver Key and an Honorable Mention in the Painting category; Silver Key in the Mixed Media category
  • Yanning Jiao - Gold Key, two Silver Keys and an Honorable Mention in the Drawing & Illustration category
  • Samara Jaquez - Gold Key and Silver Key in the Drawing & Illustration category
  • Mara Severts - Gold Key in the Painting category
  • Cadence Parker-Briones - Gold Key in the Painting category
  • Fatima Khan - Gold Key in the Digital Art category
  • Isabella Levinthal - Silver Key in the Painting category
  • Snappy Shievitz - Silver Key in the Drawing & Illustration category
  • Wilhelmina Kratz - Silver Key in the Drawing & Illustration category
  • Calista Chang - Honorable Mention in the Drawing & Illustration category
  • Audrey Song - Honorable Mention in the Painting category

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards honor "the vision, ingenuity and talent of our nation’s youth, and provide opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated." You can learn more about them by visiting https://www.artandwriting.org/.

We congratulate all of the award winners on being recognized for their amazing work.