CJH art students win Regional Scholastic Art Awards

Drawing of curly haired girl.
“Unfinished” by Stavroula Drivas.

Advanced art students in Christina Pahucki and Amber Brown’s classes at the C. J. Hooker Middle School were recognized for their exemplary work in the Regional Scholastic Art Awards Competition by the Hudson Valley Scholastic Regional Affiliate.

The students competed against middle school students from Sullivan, Dutchess, Ulster and Orange Counties. In all, the students took home 10 Gold Key Awards and 15 Silver Key Awards, as well as 44 Honorable Mentions.

Gold Key and Silver Key Award winners will have their work displayed at Orange-Ulster BOCES and will be honored at an awards ceremony at SUNY New Paltz on February 2. The winners are:

Gold Key Award

Drawing of girl looking at the stars.
Danielle Fiumara’s drwing and illustration, “Stars.”

Gabriella Alfieri – painting, “Landscape Painting”

Emily Dong – mixed media, “A Walk Down Memory Lane”

Stavroula Drivas – drawing and illustration, “Unfinished” and “Unfinished 3”

Danielle Fiumara – drawing and illustration, “Stars”

Carly Larsen – mixed media, “Breaking Through Stereotypes/Glass”

Hailey Meyers – painting, “Sunflowers”

Andrew Rampulla – fashion, “3D Printed Musical Theme Shoe” and drawing and illustration, “Flower”

Daniella Scanlon – painting, “En Plein Air”

Silver Key Award

Shoe with piano keys painted on it in black and white.
Andrew Rampulla’s “3D Printed Musical Theme Shoe.”

Laura Avery – drawing and illustration, “Off Guard,” and painting, “eye”

Marcella Barnhorst – painting, “Learning from Grandma”

Jillian Brosnan – mixed media, “Fairy Land”

Stavroula Drivas – drawing and illustration, “Unfinished 2”

Ava Kaloz – fashion, “Cherry Tree”

Areyanna McCarthy – painting, “Windy Days” and photography, “Spotlight Speckle”

Painting of a field of sunflowers.
Hailey Meyers’ painting, “Sunflowers.”

Jazon Orzell – sculpture, “Free Falling”

Cora Pahucki – painting, “Adirondack Reflections”

Julianna Patane – painting, “Moonlight”

Andrew Rampulla – drawing and illustration, “Self Portrait”

Rachel Richter – drawing and illustration, “Peace”

Kayla Schramm – painting, “Finish Lines”

Isabel Seligman – drawing and illustration, “Rat”

View the Facebook photo album of the Gold Key and Silver Key Award winners artwork.