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MHS students earn honors at regional art competition

Posted: by Patricia Gibson, Communications Director
News Blog Category - News Three Marion High School seniors earned the highest honors for their artwork at a competition in Fort Wayne, and their works will continue on to national-level competition. An MHS junior also earned an award for exceptional skill and potential.

Hannah Fox earned Gold Key awards for two of her pieces submitted to the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art: digital art titled “Double Density” (below left) and a sculpture titled “The Reader” (below right), which also earned her best-in-show at last year's MCS All-City Art Show. 


Moriah Fuchs also earned a Gold Key award for her photo "It is Well" (below left), along with a Silver Key award for her photo "Heavy Dirty Soul" (below right). 


Annie Garcia won a Gold Key award for her drawing titled "Ship in the Night" (below).


MHS junior Courtney Hiles earned an Honorable Mention award for her sculpture titled "Sydney" (below).

The museum’s scholastic competition involves 52 counties in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, and all artworks will be on display at the museum, 311 E. Main St., Fort Wayne, from Feb. 14 through April 10. For museum hours, admission fees and directions, click here to visit the museum’s website.

All pieces that earned a Gold Key will be part of a competition in New York this spring. According to the FWMoA website, the high caliber of entries into the Fort Wayne competition has propelled the region to be one of the top regions for national awards given in the past few years.

This is the third year in the last four that Marion High School students have earned top awards in the competition. MHS students earned honors in 2013 and in 2014.