Two Hutchison Artists Receive National Honors

Maya Pentecost ’26 and Blair Mellone ’24 earned national medals in the 2024 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
Maya Pentecost ’26 won a Gold Medal for her piece titled “Fractured Perspective,” and Blair Mellone ’24 earned a Silver Medal for her sculpture called “Coiling Coral.”

Their work was entered into the national competition after they won Gold Keys in the Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards. Congratulations to Maya and Blair on this amazing accomplishment! These girls, along with all other national medalists, are invited to attend a special ceremony at Carnegie Hall.

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for creative teens in grades 7-12. This honor opens doors for students by providing access to scholarship programs and workshops and the ability to have work published and displayed in regional and national exhibitions.

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