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Harvey School News

The names of the annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have been announced and the list of the regional recipients includes eight talented Harvey School students whose creative pieces earned a Gold Key, a Silver Key, or an honorable mention.

Earning Gold Keys are Amelia Bowman ’27 for her digital art piece called “Inverted” and Amity Doyle ’28 for her critical essay titled “Boring to Exploring.”

The Gold Key-awarded entries are automatically considered for national awards, including Gold Medal, Silver Medal, and scholarship awards.

The medalists will be announced in May.  

Scholastic Art Award Winning piece


The Silver Key award-winners included Amity Doyle for two entries in photography, one called “Alone Time,” and the other titled “Silver Lining.” Also earning a Silver Key is Christina Phipps ’25 who was recognized for her digital art piece called “Spectrum Vision.”

Scholastic Art Award Winning pieces


Three students won Silver Keys in writing. Meaghan Sullivan '25 earned a Silver Key for her Personal Essay & Memoir "A Bite of Butter." Olivia Barsky ’26 had two of her critical essay entries earn Silver Keys – “Character Is Destiny” and “Evil and Good.” Corinne Owen ’28 earned a Silver Key for her critical essay “Unstable Homes.” 

The following students earned honorable mentions for their submissions:

Daniella Rynott ’25, one for her novel, “The Sonata” and a second for her poem, “Vignettes on a Solitary Name.”

Ryan Byrne ’25 for his painting “The Suga Show.

Olivia Barsky ’26 for her critical essay, “What You Deserve Right Now.”

Amelia Bowman ‘27 for her digital art piece “Ouroboros.”

Amity Doyle ’28, for her poem “The Nightingale” and two more for her photography entries “Bluetooth Menagerie” and “Can I Join?”

The regional awards are given out each year by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers of New York City, the non-profit organization that sponsors the program.


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