Student photographers earn 17 keys, 20 honorable mentions at awards
The Mid Hudson Region of the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards were held at SUNY New Paltz on Feb. 3, with all Liberty student photographers participating earning honors.
Gold keys are award to the top 5% of all works adjudicated in the category in the Mid Hudson Region; Silver Keys are the top 6% to 10%.
Every Liberty student photographer earned at least one key, with six Gold Keys and 11 Silver Keys awarded. The students also earned 20 honorable mentions. The ceremony awarding the keys was followed by the opening of the exhibition of more 600 works selected as Gold and Silver Key recipients.
Zandy Valencia Bamac earned three Gold Keys, one Silver Key and three honorable mentions. Oliva Dworetsky earned two Gold Keys. Grace Wormuth earned one Gold Key, three Silver Keys and one honorable mentions. Ximena Garcia Gomez earned two Silver Keys and three honorable mentions. Haylee Gomez earned two Silver Keys and one honorable mention. Summer Schmidt earned one Silver Key and seven honorable mentions. Brian Gonzalez earned one Silver Key and four honorable mentions and Wyatt Green earned one Silver Key.
See the winning pieces below