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9 Photo Students Earn Scholastic Awards!

We are proud to announce that nine of our Wayne Hills Photography students earned awards in the regional Scholastic Arts and Writing contest for their photographs.
(1) Gold Key Placement
  • Ibrahim Makhoul, Photo 3
(4) Silver Key Placements
  • Emily Bollinger, Photo IV
  • Victoria Kragiel, Photo 3
  • Rachel Rodis, Photo IV
  • Jessica Smith, Photo IV
(4) Honorable Mentions
  • Mia Cuccinello, Photo 3
  • Amy Hect, Photo IV
  • Alyssa Micka, Photo 3
  • Ryleigh Thompson, Photo 3
Since 1923, the Awards have recognized some of America’s most celebrated artists while they were teenagers, including: Andy Warhol, Richard Avedon, Idelle Weber, Ken Burns, Paul Chan, and Kay WalkingStick. 

Gallery Aferro hosts the Northern New Jersey Scholastic Art Awards. More than 4,000 original works of art each year are entered into the Northern New Jersey Art Region. 

Gold Key winners have their art featured in an exhibition at Gallery Aferro in March, 2023. Gold, Silver and Honorable Mention winners are all invited to attend the opening reception for the show.
Ibrahim photo