John Cooper national medalists and art teachers to attend ceremony in Carnegie Hall

Pictured from left are Cooper visual arts students who won national awards from the 2014 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition: A.J. Harkness, Mikaela Sargent, Joe Lindley, Grace Lawson, Tristan Craig, Theo Jeremiah and Sam Dowd.
Pictured from left are Cooper visual arts students who won national awards from the 2014 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition: A.J. Harkness, Mikaela Sargent, Joe Lindley, Grace Lawson, Tristan Craig, Theo Jeremiah and Sam Dowd.

John Cooper School visual arts students who were awarded Gold and Silver medals in the national adjudication level of the art portion of the 2014 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, were invited, along with their instructors, Bob Mosier and Lesia Streckfuss, to attend a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City on June 6. Their award-winning art will also be part of a National Student Exhibition that will run from June 5 through June 14 at Parsons the New School for Design in New York City.

A total of 255,000 art and writing pieces were entered in the regional competition this year and top award winners qualified to compete at the national level. Of those, three of the six gold medals awarded in the Photography category in Texas were awarded to Cooper students. Read more…