Whitesboro Central School District

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2017

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  • Congratulations Megan Ruffalo for receiving a National Silver Key in the Scholastics Art Competition...

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    Megan Ruffalo Named National Silver Key Award Winner for Piece of Artwork

    Megan Ruffalo, a junior at Whitesboro High School, was named a National Silver Key Award Winner after competing in the National Scholastic Arts Competition. Ruffalo is only the second Whitesboro student to be recognized at the national level in the last 19 years.

    According to National Scholastic Arts, more than 320,000 pieces of student artwork from across the country were submitted for the competition. Only 2,500 pieces of artwork received a national award.  Megan and Nadeau

    Ruffalo’s winning piece titled “Shattered,” which was created with guidance from High School Art Teacher Mrs. Nadeau, previously earned a “Gold Key” in one of the many National Scholastic Arts regional competitions. All national award winners were selected from a pool of regional winners.

    Other Whitesboro students to receive a “Gold Key,” “Silver Key” or “Honorable Mention” for their artwork in the regional competition were:

    Gold Key Winners:

    Grade 12 – Tiara Beattie, Drawing and Illustration, “The Wisest”
    Grade 12 – Jamie Sharpe, Drawing and Illustration, “Charlie” 
    Grade 11 – Jordan Dean, Drawing and Illustration, “Jag” 
    Grade 10 – Madison Huggins, Painting, “The Hidden Stone”
    Grade 8 – Madison Keida, Ceramics and Glass, “Mischief”

    Silver Key Winners:

    Grade 12 – Tiara Beattie, Drawing and Illustration, “Down in the Deep” 
    Grade 12 – Chanel Chahfe, Art Portfolio, “Light and Space” 
    Grade 12 – Chanel Chahfe, Digital Art, “Phosphorescence” 
    Grade 12 – Patrick Cieslewitz, Art Portfolio, “1920s Afga Box Camera” 
    Grade 12 – Francis Fiore, Photography, “Morning Light” 
    Grade 12 – Carina Haden, Painting, “Self Portrait No. 3”
    Grade 12 – Carina Haden, Painting, “Sarah” 
    Grade 12 – Sylvia Kryszczuk, Drawing and Illustration, “Chester and Sylvester” 
    Grade 12 – Sylvia Kryszczuk, Painting, “Heritage” 
    Grade 12 – Sylvia Kryszczuk, Painting, “Candlelight” 
    Grade 12 – Angelo Roach, Painting, “The Car”
    Grade 12 – Jordyn Robison, Painting, “Wave” 
    Grade 12 – Jordyn Robison, Drawing and Illustration, “Sparky”
    Grade 12 – Jamie Sharpe, Painting, “Tempted”
    Grade 12 – Jamie Sharpe, Painting, “Accessorize”
    Grade 12 – Jamie Sharpe, Painting, “Hydrangea”
    Grade 11 – Marlo Femia, Drawing and Illustration, “Maddie”
    Grade 11 – Stephanie Penree, Painting, “On Fire”
    Grade 11 – Jennifer Sciortino, Painting, “Whiskers”
    Grade 11 – Jennifer Sciortino, Painting, “Boat Adrift”
    Grade 8 – Emma Armstrong, Sculpture, “Passe”
    Grade 8 – Alana Batson, Sculpture, “Puffer Fish Delight”
    Grade 8 – Kristina Kuts, Ceramics and Glass, “Chicken Dinner Winner”
    Grade 8 – Aiden Stephens, Painting, “The Game”
    Grade 8 – Grace Stuhlman, Ceramics and Glass, “Tea Time Circus”

    Honorable Mention:


    Grade 12 – Tiara Beattie, Drawing and Illustration, “Always Chipper”
    Grade 12 – Jacob Bronk, Drawing and Illustration, “Armani”
    Grade 12 – Chanel Chahfe, Photography, “Crepuscular” 
    Grade 12 – Patrick Cieslewitz, Photography, “44th Street”
    Grade 12 – Patrick Cieslewitz, Photography, “Individuals of the Concrete World”
    Grade 12 – Patrick Cieslewitz, Photography, “Bustling Streets”
    Grade 12 – Patrick Cieslewitz, Photography, “Architecture Full of History”
    Grade 12 – Patrick Cieslewitz, Photography, “Vintage NYC”
    Grade 12 – Patrick Cieslewitz, Photography, “Vintage Utica, NY”
    Grade 12 – Patrick Cieslewitz, Photography, “Vintage Two, NYC”
    Grade 12 – Tori Emery, Painting, “Duck”
    Grade 12 – Mackenzie Evans, Drawing and Illustration, “Nick D”
    Grade 12 – Carina Haden, Painting, “Victors”
    Grade 12 – Bohdana Kicha, Painting, “My Paradise”
    Grade 12 – Sylvia Kryszczuk, Mixed Media, “What Time Is It?”
    Grade 12 – Celena Moulton, Painting, “Ginger”
    Grade 12 – Sarah Petronella, Drawing and Illustration, “Max”
    Grade 12 – Victoria Precheur, Painting, “F4LLING”
    Grade 12 – Angelo Roach, Painting, “Green Lakes”
    Grade 12 – Angelo Roach, Painting, “Panoramic Canoe”
    Grade 12 – Jordyn Robison, Painting, “Sky”
    Grade 12 – Jordyn Robison, Painting, “Smile”
    Grade 12 – Jordyn Robison, Drawing and Illustration, “Bella Lopez”
    Grade 12 – Jordyn Robison, Painting, “Lighthouse by the Water”
    Grade 12 – Jamie Sharpe, Art Portfolio, “Observations”
    Grade 12 – Jamie Sharpe, Painting, “Sunset”
    Grade 12 – Jamie Sharpe, Painting, “Les Fleurs”
    Grade 12 – Jamie Sharpe, Painting, “Canal”
    Grade 11 – Molly Hubbard, Painting, “Big Smile”
    Grade 11 – Demetri Lopez, Ceramics and Glass, “Blue Lotus”
    Grade 11 – Demetri Lopez, Ceramics and Glass, “Rustic Pineapple”
    Grade 11 – Demetri Lopez, Ceramics and Glass, “Dynamics”
    Grade 11 – Holly Rolfe, Photography, “Long Way to Sea”
    Grade 10 – Rhiann Evans, Drawing and Illustration, “Homeless”
    Grade 10 – Tommy Everson, Drawing and Illustration, “Contemplation”
    Grade 10 – Emma Gregory, Drawing and Illustration, “Emma”
    Grade 10 – Ashley Kim, Painting, “Disappointment”
    Grade 9 – Francesca DeSantis, Photography, “Boiled Mind”
    Grade 9 – Kendal Merry, Drawing and Illustration, “Fantastic Beast Through Morning”
    Grade 8 – Emma Armstrong, Ceramics and Glass, “Behind the Curtains”

    All Gold Key, Silver Key and Honorable Mention winners were recognized at an awards ceremony held at Onondaga Community College on January 12. Jordyn Robinson’s Silver Key piece, “The Wave,” received special recognition for being selected to be displayed at the Everson Museum in Syracuse.

    All of the student artwork mentioned above, plus more, will be showcased at the Annual District Art Show on May 16. The show, as in past years, is taking place at the high school from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At 6:30, Whitesboro’s Scholastic award winners will be honored at the district’s Visual Arts Award Ceremony in the high school auditorium.Hope to see you at the District Art Show!

     

    Our Department includes an amazing group of teachers...Mr. Madonia, Miss Nadeau, Miss Heintz, Mrs. Papandrea, Miss McKenzie, Mr. Cost, Miss Williams

    High School Art Department:  Mr. Cost, Miss Heintz and Miss Nadeau.

    Middle School Campus Art Department:  Miss McKenzie and Miss Williams.

    Elementary Art Department:  Miss Heintz (Westmoreland Road), Mr. Madonia(Marcy, Westmoreland Road) and Mrs. Papandrea(Harts Hill Deerfield).

     
     
    Miss Sue Williams

    Art Department Chairperson 

    266-3100 ext #5137

    sewilliams@wboro.org

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