Brookfield Central's 2018 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Winners Recognized
Chain-Link by Myles Mahnke

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program is the nation's longest-running, largest, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens.

The Scholastic Art Awards program acknowledges excellence in the visual arts and encourages the artistic endeavors of young people throughout the United States. The Silver Key Award denotes statewide recognition. Artworks with a Gold Key later compete for Silver and Gold Medals at the national level, in New York.

Congratulations to the BCHS artists whose work has been recognized with a 2018 Scholastic Art Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention, and a special thank you to Thomas Juran, Sarah Scott, Christine Capriolo for their leadership. The works of Gold and Silver Key recipients will be on display at the Milwaukee Art Museum later this year, click here for more.

Scholastic Art Award Honorees

  • Mariah Becker (Senior) - Holiness to the Lord (Honorable Mention, Printmaking); My Golden Autumn (Honorable Mention, Mixed Media)
  • Jennifer Blackburn (Senior) - Magazine Layout (Silver Key, Design)
  • Laura Bogyay (Sophmore) - 'The Doorhinge from the Basement' (Gold Key, Mixed Media); 'I Call This Piece: Homesickness' (Silver Key, Printmaking)
  • Margaret Brucker (Senior) - Mack (Honorable Mention, Digital Art)
  • Emma Cairns (Senior) - Colorado Springs (Honorable Mention, Printmaking); Ghost (Honorable Mention, Drawing and Illustration)
  • Laurel Chen (Senior) - Tough Luck (Honorable Mention, Drawing and Illustration)
  • Daniel Davies (Senior) - Path Leading to Nowhere (Silver Key, Photography), Overcast (Silver Key, Photography); Lady in a Field (Honorable Mention, Photography)
  • Abigail Hill (Senior) - 10:00 PM (Gold Key, Drawing and Illustration)
  • Emma Horvath (Junior) - The Garden District (Silver Key, Printmaking); Freedom (Honorable Mention, Mixed Media)
  • Bobbie Knopp (Sophomore) - Self Portrait (Honorable Mention, Drawing and Illustration)
  • Kathryn Lazar (Senior) - Birthday (Honorable Mention, Painting)
  • Nick Lehto (Senior) - Sinful (Honorable Mention, Mixed Media)
  • Mia Liacopoulos (Sophomore) - Counter Clockwise (Silver Key, Mixed Media)
  • Jack Magnus (Senior) - Too Enmeshed (Gold Key, Art Portfolio); Existential Nihilism (Silver Key, Art Portfolio); Gorfonium (Silver Key, Drawing and Illustration)
  • Myles Mahnke (Senior) - Chain-Linked (Gold Key, Photography)
  • Kirat Mokha (Senior) - I am just like you. (Honorable Mention, Photography)
  • Alexis Nowakowski (Senior) - Propensity (Honorable Mention, Painting)
  • Reilly Olinger (Senior) - Luminescence (Honorable Mention, Painting)
  • Hannah Peksa (Senior) - Yearbook Spread - Fall Divider (Honorable Mention, Design)
  • Mackenzie Reid (Junior) - A Viridescent Ambiance (Silver Key, Drawing and Illustration)
  • Simona Rivellini (Junior) - Defense of the family (Honorable Mention, Digital Art)
  • Anna Sorenson (Senior) - Loss (Gold Key, Drawing and Illustration); September Shell (Gold Key, Drawing and Illustration); Looking Up (Silver Key, Ceramics & Glass); Snow Day (Honorable Mention, Drawing and Illustration); Sprouts, Sponges & Spruce (Honorable Mention, Mixed Media); Hope is The Thing With Feathers (Honorable Mention, Drawing and Illustration)
  • Nirbhay Vig (Junior) - #metoo (Silver Key, Photography); Concrete Jungle (Honorable Mention, Photography)

Pictured above: Chain-Link by Myles Mahnke (Gold Key)