Friday, 17 May 2013 00:00
Island Trees High School Senior Kathryn Gundersen has earned a Scholastic Art & Writing Award for 2013. Gundersen was selected as one of the most talented young artists and writers in the nation.
This year, 230,000 works of art and writing were submitted, and only one percent of these works were recognized at the national level. These students have been invited to attend a ceremony at the world famous Carnegie Hall on Friday, May 31. The Cargenie Hall ceremony will also be webcast live at 6 p.m.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the longest running, most prestigious arts recognition program, and the largest source of scholarships for creative teenagers in grades 7-12 in the Unites States. Past recipients include Andy Warhol, Richard Avedon, Sylvia Plath, John Updike, Robert Redford, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, and Zac Posen.