8th-grader wins Gold Key award

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Two students at Sallie B. Howard School for the Arts and Education received honors at the National Scholastic Art Awards for the Eastern/ Central North Carolina Region.

Winners included Rosabella Sinclair for “Niece and Uncle,” Gold Key, and “Granddaughter and Great Grandmother” and “Birth of Bella,” honorable mentions; and Mariah Joi Richardson for “Tangled Pink,” honorable mention. Their teacher is Carrie Nobles.

An awards ceremony will be held at Barton College on Feb. 10 in Wilson Gymnasium.

Images of these finalist artworks are sent to New York City for judging on the national level. Barton College hosts the Eastern/Central Regional District in North Carolina, representing 62 counties from the piedmont to the coast.

Selected national works are invited for June exhibitions held at Parsons School of Design and the Pratt Institute.

Honorable mention awards will also be chosen and listed at www.barton.edu/scholastics.

The exhibition of Gold Key and Silver Key artworks will run from Feb. 10-22 in the Barton Art Galleries located in Case Art Building. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and by special appointment. For additional information, contact Bonnie LoSchiavo at blloschiavo@barton.edu or call 252-399-6559.