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Penn students win Scholastic National Silver Medals

Penn High School Principal Sean Galiher and Silver Medal Award Winners in the National Scholastic Art competition, from left, Melina Tzanetatos and Camryn Murphy.
Penn High School Principal Sean Galiher and Silver Medal Award Winners in the National Scholastic Art competition, from left, Melina Tzanetatos and Camryn Murphy.

 

Penn High School students Melina Tzanetatos and Camryn Murphy each were honored with Silver Medals in the Scholastic National Art competition.

 

Both Tzanetatos and Murphy were Gold Key winners in Regional competition to qualify for Scholastic National consideration.

 

Tzanetatos, a Senior, won the National Silver Medal Award in Photography for her work, “Sleep and Dream.” Her Penn Art Instructor is Betsy Dunham.

 

Murphy, a Junior, won the National Silver Medal Award in Drawing and Illustration for her work, “Nest.” Her Penn Art Instructor is Barb Miller.

 

Established in 1923, the Scholastic Awards are the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teenagers across American and the largest source of scholarships for young artist and writers.

 

Nearly 350,000 students participated in this year’s Scholastic competition. There were 2,800 National Medals awarded.