Art Students Feted in New York

Five art students were honored at the National Scholastic Art Awards in New York City: Sam McCoy (Richmond '15), Maria Tahamtani (Hanover '16), Jack Oliver (Richmond '14), Sebastian Portuondo (Richmond '16, not pictured), and Ben Wong (Henrico '15, not pictured). The students were celebrated at Carnegie Hall this past weekend. This is the second year in a row that MLWGS had five national winners, and the seventh year in a row of national recognition. 

In addition, Senior Ella Konefal (Richmond) has been honored as the finalist of the 1708 Gallery Cindy Neuschwander Scholarship. As finalist, she will receive a $3000 scholarship award for her art and photography portfolio.