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Leesburg High art students advance to national level of competition

Congratulations to Alex Gladis and Rosendo (Manny) Tovar of Leesburg High School for being regional Gold Key award winners with their artwork Gold Key recipients in the Scholastic Art and Writing Competition, the nation’s longest-running an dmost prestigious program for creative teens in grades 7-12.

 

Gold Key recipients automatically advance for adjudication at the national level in New York City. Last year, a Leesburg High School senior, Kara Funke, received a national award in the contest and gained national recognition with her work displayed in a New York gallery.

 

Other Lake County Schools winners are as follows:

 

Gold Key:

  • Alex Gladis, Leesburg High
  • Rosendo (Manny) Tovar, Leesburg High

 

Silver Key:

  • Maddison Kreiger, Leesburg High (2 awards)
  • Olivia Robinson, Leesburg High
  • Arriyiha Mann, Leesburg High

 

Honorable Mention:

  • Monique Goudreau, Mount Dora High (3 awards)
  • Maddison Kreiger, Leesburg High (2 awards)
  • Mary Lillis, Leesburg High
  • Arriyiha Mann, Leesburg High
  • Rosendo (Manny) Tovar, Leesburg High
  • Ke’Shawn Walker, Leesburg High
  • Kalli Westfall, Leesburg High