WCAAD 13-year-old Student Won Scholastic Art & Writing Awards - Alliance for Young Artists & Writers
Congratulations to Qier Wang on her awards in the 2022-23 Scholastic Art and Writing Award. She was awarded the following:
1 Golden Key Award
2 Silver Awards
2 Honorable Mention Awards
Qier won “The Golden Key” Award for her artwork “Women” depicting empowerment and women of color and minorities.
“Women,” the Golden Key Award
Other awards include two “Silver Key” awards for her work “A Beautiful Memory” and “What is Real” and two “Honorable Mention” Awards for her work “Expression” and “My Love.”
“A Beautiful Memory,” the Silver Key Award
“What is Real,” the Silver Key Award
“Expression,” the Honorable Mention Award
“My Love,” the Honorable Mention Award
Qier created these works art 13 at WCAAD portfolio preparation class where she can keep up with older students 14-18+. These awards reflect her talent and hard work ethic. Awards were announced recently this year and we expect great things from this young artist as she is 14 with better insight.
About Scholastic Art & Writing Awards:
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Awards give students opportunities for recognition, exhibition, publication, and scholarships. In 2022, students across the United States and Canada entered more than 260,000 original works.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards were founded in 1923 and, for nearly a century, have inspired bold ideas in creative teens throughout the country.
What is a Scholastic Gold Key?
Gold Key entries are automatically considered for national awards, including Gold Medal, Silver Medal with Distinction, Silver Medal, and scholarship awards. A list of all the National Medalists is published on their website each spring including up to 10,000 in scholarship prizes.
(By Omar Gallegos, WCAAD Vice Principal and Director of Education)