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Two NEisd art students receive national recognition

Two NEISD art students, Hope-Lian Vinson and Valerie Simmons, received national recognition for their work in the Scholastic Art Awards Contest. Out of 15,000 submissions nationally, only 51 artists received awards in Texas with seven hailing from San Antonio.

Hope-Lian, a junior at North East School of the Arts, and Valerie, a senior at the Design and Technology Academy, will be recognized in a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City at the end of May.

Hope-Lian's art workHope-Lian won a silver medal for her art piece entitled, "Specimen #31."

Valerie Simmons' photograph entitled Valerie won a silver medal for her photography piece entitled, "Ool."

Posted on Mar. 19, 2013