For Immediate Release: Feb. 10, 2020
Contact: Janson Silvers (336) 370-8307
Media Desk (336) 574-5730
Northwest High Students Win Art Showcase State Championships
Northwest High also won a state championship at the Scholastic Dance Festival
Greensboro, N.C. – Northwest High made their mark at the State Finals of Art Showcase and the high school Metrographics Printing NC Scholastic Dance Festival over the weekend. The school placed second in the state in the art showcase and won a state championship in the scholastic dance festival.
Two students won individual state championships, with one student winning Best in Show for the entire high school visual arts division in the art showcase. The awards are as follows:
Mary Beth Green – First Place, Digital Media (Best in Show)
Madeline Seganish – First Place, Painting
Katie Horne – Honorable Mention, Collage
Sarah Lamb – Honorable Mention, Printmaking
The final score for Northwest High as a school was 4.07, narrowly falling to Myers Park HS who posted a 4.33 score in the art showcase.
However, in the Metrographics Printing NC Scholastic Dance Fesitval Northwest High School brought home a state championship in the Jazz – Small Ensemble category.
More than 50 schools competed in the competitions over the weekend. Art Showcase and Dance Ensemble are two of 22 scholastic competitions that will determine the best high school and middle school in the state. The Joe Childers Scholastic Cup and NCASA Challenge Cup will be awarded in May to the high schools and middle schools with the best overall performance among the major scholastic competitions in North Carolina. Points are awarded for participation and excellence in NCASA and partner competitions.
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