Seniors Alyssa DeKenipp and Julie Rieutort were named national winners in the 2013 Scholastic Art Awards. Only 1% of the 230,000 submission received national recognition. Both will be awarded their medals during a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City in May. Alyssa’s acrylic painting “Urban Corruption” won a gold medal and will be on display at Carnegie Hall; Julie’s acrylic painting “Neutral” won a silver medal.
Alyssa is vice president of the National Art Honor Society and a National Honor Society member; she plans to attend Kutztown University majoring in pre-med with a concentration in pharmaceutical studies. Julie is a member of both the National Art Honor Society and National Honor Society; she plans to major in Baking and Pastry at Johnson and Wales University.
Photo (l to r): Julie Rieutort, “Neutral”; Alyssa DeKenipp, “Urban Corruption”