NCHS Students Named in  2024 Scholastic Art Awards

NEW CANAAN CT (January 10, 2024) - The Connecticut Art Education Association announced the recipients of the prestigious 2024 Connecticut Regional Scholastic Awards. The Scholastics Art Awards celebrates achievements in skill, creativity, and personal voice. Thirteen New Canaan High School students were selected as Honorable Mention, Silver Key, and Gold Key winners.

Mia Lockyer, Cara Passios, Isabella Sarracino, Henyerson Tolentino, and Kailey Marti all received Gold Key awards for their entries. Cara Passios also received the Connecticut Arts Administration Association’s Best in Photography Award. As Gold Key winners, their artworks will advance to the national level of competition. 

All artwork will be available to view between January 17th - February 3rd at the University of Hartford's Art School Slip Gallery in Taub Hall. (200 Bloomfield Avenue Hartford, West Hartford CT 06117). Gallery Hours are M-S 8:30 - 4:30pm, Sa-Su 12 - 5pm. 

Congratulations to all students whose artworks were selected to compete at the state level!

Cara Passios, Cows in the Fog, Photography, Award: Gold Key & CAAA Best in Photography

Kailey Marti, Bite the Bullet, Drawing & Illustration, Award: Gold Key

Mia Lockyer, Colliding, Digital Art, Award: Gold Key

Isabella Sarracino, Scenes from Paris, Digital Art, Award: Gold Key

Henyerson Tolentino, The Honored One, Photography, Award: Gold Key

Julia Michelini, Teapot and Cups, Ceramics & Glass, Award: Silver Key

Addie O’Reilly, Pirouette, Photography, Award: Silver Key

Jacqueline Doherty, My Closet, Drawing & Illustration, Award: Silver Key

Amy Meng, Sisters, Drawing & Illustration, Award: Silver Key

Amy Meng, Girl in the Water, Drawing & Illustration, Award: Silver Key

Jack Burns, Untitled, Photography, Award: Silver Key

Pierce Parkhill, Truffula Tears, Photography, Award: Silver Key

Kailey Marti, Nostalgia, Senior Art Portfolio, Award: Honorable Mention

Ayush Dave, To See & To Be Seen, Digital Art, Award: Honorable Mention

Petra Beatman, Growing, Sculpture, Award: Honorable Mention