All entries are considered for Gold Key, Silver Key, Honorable Mention, American Visions Nominee, and American Voices Nominee Awards. These are presented to students along with celebration ceremonies and exhibitions in each region.
Gold Key entries are automatically considered for national awards, including Gold Medal, Silver Medal with Distinction, Silver Medal, and direct scholarship awards.
In 2021, students across America entered nearly 230,000 original works in 28 different categories of art and writing, and two of our students won gold keys!
Gold Key in Painting
Silver Key in Flash Fiction Writing
Silver Key in Mixed Media
Silver Key in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing
Silver Key in Drawing and Illustration
Silver Key in Poetry
Gold Key in Poetry