01.26.22 Carmel High Students Win Big in Scholastic Art Central Coast Competition


Congratulations to 14 Carmel High artists for their success in the Scholastic Art Central Coast Competition, a subsidiary of the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens. The artists competed against 4,069 students from approximately 700 schools. The Gold Key recipients have qualified for the national competition, which will announce winners this March.


The winning students are listed with their recognitions and titles of their works, which can be viewed here.

  • Clare Cook (Gold Key Photography) "Looking" and (Honorable Mention Photography) "Mum"

  • Stella Foster (Gold Key Photography) "Rescued Pygmy Owl" and "Fifteen," (Silver Key Photography) "Quinceanera," (Honorable Mention Photography) "Oil & Fallen Leaves," "Summer Cherry Tomatoes," "Ferns" and "The Missing Piece" 

  • Campbell Hogan (Gold Key Sculpture) “Drowning”

  • Chiara Kvitek (Silver Key Photography) "New Zealand Shore"

  • Astin Lathrop (Gold Key Photography) "Heavy"

  • Jovanna Martinez (Silver Key Design) “Tutoring Club!”

  • Liliana Menkal (Silver Key Photography) "Coastal Curves" and "Sky of Sea"

  • Christopher Michel (Honorable Mention Digital Art) “Sunrise Tree”

  • Grace Paul (Honorable Mention Photography) "In Sickness and In Health"

  • Cameron Reding (Honorable Mention Photography) "Lands Beyond"

  • Sarah Schmidt (Honorable Mention Photography) "Cloud"

  • Sophie Southard (Gold Key Photography) "Culture"

  • Liliana Weisenfeld (Silver Key Mixed Media) “The Price of Beauty”

  • Eva West (Gold Key Photography) "flying high"