Junior Hope Shales received an Honorable Mention in the “Drawing and Illustration” category from The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for her artwork “Dreams Versus Doubts.”
Michelle Hoover, a representative of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, wrote that Hope’s work was “recognized by a panel of creative professionals” as “outstanding.”
Hosted by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, the Awards have recognized the talent of students since 1923. Distinguished alumni include Andy Warhol, Richard Avedon, Sylvia Plath, Kay WalkingStick, Paul Chan, John Baldessari, and Zac Posen. In the 2018 program year, nearly 350,000 works were submitted.