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Outstanding teen artists awarded by CNY art program

Thousands of creative junior and senior high students submitted their best art work and hundreds received honors for their award winning entries in the 2010 Central New York Scholastic Art Awards program, sponsored by M&T Bank.

More than 4,500 works of art were judged in 15 categories for entry in national competition and to receive local cash prizes and/or special recognition. Following the recent Awards Ceremony, a 1,000-piece exhibit of winning art works was unveiled at Onondaga Community College. The exhibit is free and open to the public through Feb. 26 in the Whitney Applied Technology Center on OCC's campus.

Select works will also be on display at the Everson Museum of Art, in Syracuse, March 6 to April 4.

Many pieces will be submitted for this spring's national competition. Last year, the 13-county CNY Region produced nine national award winners.

Jordan-Elbridge

High School

Silver Key: Nicole Allen, Drawing

Middle School

Silver Key: Melissa Mckee, Printmaking

Honorable Mention: Abby Davis, Carson DiRisio, Lauren Hubbs

Marcellus

High School

Gold Key, Fine Arts Portfolio: Zachary Garrison, Colin Hewitt, Travis Wheeler

Gold Key: Leda Brittenham, Drawing; Shane Carey, Sculpture; Zachary Garrison, Mixed Media; Colin Hewitt, Painting

Silver Key: Annie Dailey, Photography; Brennen Dooley, Sculpture; Zack Finkle, Photography; Lexie Greenhalgh, Photography; Colin Hewitt, Drawing

Honorable Mention: Zachary Garrison (two pieces), Nathan Heath, Heather Heinekamp, Gregory Massara, Travis Wheeler, Kyle Winks

CS Driver Middle School

Honorable Mention: Alexandra Sheridan

Solvay High School

Silver Key: Tetiana Kaplun, Drawing

Honorable Mention: Sarah Flansburg

West Genesee

High School

Honorable Mention: Rachel Donovan

Camillus Middle School

Gold Key: Harrison Rein, Painting

Silver Key: Jennifer Eibert, Painting; Amanda Sullivan, Drawing

Honorable Mention: Moriah Lee, Morgan Nichols, Jackson Powell

West Genesee Middle School

Silver Key: Callie Campbell, ceramics, glass; Ryan Canestrare, mixed media; Maryanne Gozzi, ceramics and glass

Honorable Mention: Tess Andrews

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