Beaufort County School District students have won 56 Southeast regional recognitions in the 2016 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition, with 51 of those awards going to students from Hilton Head Island High School.
The long-running award program recognizes creative teens and provides scholarships for young artists and writers. The contest received more than 320,000 submissions in 28 categories of art and writing.
Hilton Head Island High’s seven top award winners - Gold Key recipients - were Chase Faulkner, Alanna Myers, Danny Shaughnessy, Alexandra Tappeiner, Alexis Yates, and Mariah Anderson, who will all advance to judging at the national level.
Award winners also included 19 Silver Keys, 29 Honorable Mentions and one Scholastic Writing Award.