US Receives 79 Scholastic Awards!

University School had an impressive year at the 2019 Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition, a national awards program. This marks the sixth consecutive year that US has achieved such a strong representation at the competition!  VIEW GALLERY  

In the art competition, US students won six Gold Keys, 12 Silver Keys, and 14 Honorable Mentions. In the writing competition, US students won three Gold Keys, 21 Silver Keys, and 23 Honorable Mentions. Jack Rogen won four Gold Keys – three in the art competition and one in the writing competition – and a Silver Key in art. Caleb Peters won a Gold Key, three Silver Keys and one Honorable Mention in the art competition.
Students in grades 7-12 in Cuyahoga County submitted 3,600 pieces of artwork and writing samples to be judged. Gold Key winners continue to the national competition in New York City. The student artwork is on exhibit, Jan. 22 to Feb. 9, in the Reinberger Gallery at the Cleveland Institute of Art.
The gold and silver key recipients in the art competition are: 
Nate Cohen – gold key, digital art
Jacob Nathan – gold key, photography; silver key, photography
Caleb Peters – gold key, photography; 3 silver keys, photography
Jack Rogen – 3 gold keys, photography; silver key, photography
Parker Crowley – silver key, drawing and illustration
Frankie Matousek – silver key, photography
Chris Moore – silver key, architecture & industrial design
Ryan Rackley – silver key, sculpture
Ricky Radtke – silver key, photography
Graden Snyder – silver key, photography
Nick Whitner – silver key, photography
The gold and silver key recipients in the writing competition are: 
Julian Guggenheim – gold key, poetry
Jack Rogen – gold key, critical essay
Wyatt Sweeney – gold key, silver key, dramatic scripts
Neel Agarwal – silver key, critical essay
Daniel Anselmi – silver key, poetry
Eric Areklett – silver key, critical essay
Jeffrey Chi – silver key, poetry
Nehal Chigurupati – two silver keys, critical essays
Brady Condon – silver key, humor
David Diaz – silver key, flash fiction
Nate Elliott – silver key, critical essay
Parker Ernst – silver key, critical essay
Mitchell Fragassi – silver key, critical essay
Cameron Gable – silver key, critical essay
Ali Gardezi – silver key, journalism
Jonah Gilbert – silver key, journalism
Mike Grassi – silver key, critical essay
Sai Karnati – silver key, critical essay
Jack Henry Muha – silver key, critical essay
Daniel Yan – silver key, critical essay
William Zhang – 2 silver keys, flash fiction and poetry
The honorable mention recipients in the art competition are: 
Caleb Ford -- photograph
Leo Frontini – 3 awards, photography, drawing and illustration, painting
Robert Housel – photography
Jared Husni – 2 awards, photography, digital art
Kyle Llinas – photography
Sam Olson – architecture & industrial design
Caleb Peters – digital art
Riaz Sitabkhan – photography
William Thomas – mixed media
Nathan Timm – digital art
Graham Winings – photography
The honorable mention recipients in the writing competition are: 
Garrett Blum – critical essay
Nehal Chigurupati  -- critical essay
Brady Condon – 2 awards, critical essay and flash fiction
David Diaz – 6 awards, flash fiction and short story
Ali Gardezi – personal essay/memoir
Jack Harris – poetry
Sam Heller – critical essay
Robert Housel – 2 awards, short story
Brian Li – poetry
John Martin – poetry
John Nestor – personal essay/memoir
Wyatt Sweeney – poetry
Ethan Weber – critical essay
William Zhang – 3 awards, flash fiction and poetry
    • (front) Brady Condon, Sai Karnati, William Zhang, David Diaz, Julian Guggenheim, Daniel Anselmi, Wyatt Sweeney, Jack Rogen, Cameron Gable (middle) Daniel Yan, Neel Agarwal, Mitchell Fragassi, Mike Grassi, Nate Elliott, Ali Gardezi, Jack Henry Muha, Jonah Gilbert, Jeffrey Chi (back) Brian Li, Garrett Blum, Robert Housel, John Nestor, Jack Harris, John Martin, Eric Areklett, Ethan Weber, Sam Heller

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