Photo collage of Penn Manor students' artwork

Fifteen Penn Manor students receive Young Artists & Scholastic Art Awards

The artwork of 15 talented Penn Manor High School students will be on display beginning March 12 in downtown Lancaster as part of the Scholastic Art Awards and the Lancaster County Young Artists Awards exhibitions.

The Penn Manor students won awards in one or both of the competitions, with several students earning multiple awards. In all, 33 pieces of their artwork, including photographs, paintings, clay pieces and illustrations, were honored. Their art teachers are Alexis Carson, Jeff Himes and Maggie Cantrell.

Leah Stover had seven pieces of work selected for awards, including a Gold Key Award – the highest honor – in Scholastics. She also received two golds, two silvers and two honorable mentions in the LCYA competition.

Lauren Sugden also earned a Gold Key in Scholastics, along with two honorable mentions in the LCYA competition.

Paige Kendig also received three awards, including a gold, silver and honorable mention in the LCYA competition.

Eric Shirley earned a Silver Key in Scholastics and an honorable mention in the LCYA competition.

Sandy Dang earned two golds and Colette Evans earned a silver award and an honorable mention in the LCYA competition.

Jenna Haldeman earned two golds and Brooklynn Ayala and Luisa Calero-Molina each earned a silver medal in the LCYA competition.

Madeline Whited earned three honorable mentions and Julianne Kibodeaux and Josephine Campbell each earned two in the LCYA competition.

In addition, these students each earned a LCYA honorable mention: Riley Evans, Aidan Karlow and Samantha Getz.

You can see their artwork on display from March 12 through April 24 at Lancaster Museum of Art and the Demuth Museum, both in downtown Lancaster.

Congratulations to these students and their teachers on these impressive honors!

  • student artwork
    Leah Stover, “Pisanthrophobia”