Posted Date: 02/08/2023
Congratulations to WHS seniors Taylor Felipe and Cindy Rodriguez, and WHS junior Jessica Fang, who all won top awards at the 2023 Scholastics Art and Writing Awards!
Taylor won a Gold Key and Best in Ceramics for the state of Connecticut for her piece, called "Blue Breeze."
Cindy won Best in Photography for the state of Connecticut for her piece, called "Twilight Dream.”
Jessica won Best in Sculpture for the state of Connecticut for her piece, called “Losing Myself.”
All three students will now move onto the national competition.
Wilton won a total of 17 medals (8 gold, 6 silver, and 3 Best in State) at the 2023 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, coming in second place for the most medals won from one town for the State of Connecticut.
Scholastics is the nation's longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens. Jurors look for work that exemplifies the Awards' core values of originality, technical skills, and the emergence of a personal voice or vision.