Sacred Heart Academy juniors and twin sisters, Sophie and Nell Rydzewski were each awarded the Gold Key Award in the 2019 Louisville Metropolitan Region of the Scholastic Art Awards. Nell Rydzewski was honored for her sculpture titled Free as a Bird and Sophie for her Pro-Life drawing and illustration. The Gold Key honors are awarded to the very best works submitted to local programs and all are currently being considered in New York City for national recognition. National Gold Key medalists will be announced on March 13, 2019.
Theshowcases the work from students grades 7 - 12 from around the region who have been awarded the Scholastic Gold Key Award as well as the five American Visions nominees. The exhibit will be on display for the month of February at the KMAC Museum.
Silver Key distinction is given to students with stand-out works that demonstrate exceptional ability. Silver Key honorees from SHA are Trinity Brown, Caroline Hirn, Madison Menish, Kaitlyn Meyers and Molly Muennich. Scholastic Honorable Mention recognition goes to accomplished works submitted to local programs that show great skill and potential. Students receiving Honorable Mention include Trinity Brown, Molly Cash, Grace Garlesky, Kris Kendrick-Worman, Kaitlyn Meyers, Emiko Ohta, Elaina Parker, Sophia Rowley, Katie Stickler, Mary Warren and Gracie Wohlleb.
In all, sixteen Sacred Heart Academy students were recognized for their works by the Scholastic Art Awards.