Parker Arts Students Honored for Creative Works
Join us in celebrating five National Art Honor Society and Ceramic Club students for their 2023 regional and national recognition!
Parker students have the opportunity to participate in “Clava Luto” the Middle School ceramics club “Clava Luto,” the Upper School ceramics club “The Dead Potters Society, and the School’s chapter of the National Art Honor Society, all run by advisor and visual arts faculty member Jess LaRotonda.
Chiana Kelly ’23, Samee Kwak ’25, Joana Jiang ’24, Teresa Cornuelle ’27, and Scarlett Meza ’23 have all received regional or national recognition for their impressive work:
- Grade 12 student Chiana Kelly, National Arts Honor Society founder and President and Dead Potter, was awarded a “Silver Key” for the entire Western US region through the Scholastic Visual Arts competition.
- Grade 10 student Samee Kwak, National Art Honor Society member and Dead Potter, was awarded an “Honorable Mention” as well as a “Silver Key” for the Western US region through the Scholastic Visual Arts competition.
- Grade 11 student Joana Jiang, a National Art Honor Society member, was awarded two “Honorable Mentions” and a “Silver Key” for the Western US region through the Scholastic Visual Arts competition.
- Grade 8 student Teresa Cornuelle, Clava Luto member, will have her work included in the 2023 National K-12 Ceramic Arts show highlighting the strongest work for her age group in the entire country.
- Grade 12 student Scarlett Meza, National Art Honor Society member and Dead Potter, was awarded a Regional “Gold Key” and is moving forward to compete for National recognition from the US Scholastic Visual Arts program and has had her work included in the National K-12 Ceramic art show highlighting the strongest work in Ceramic arts for her age group in the entire country.
Jess LaRotunda emphasizes that NCECA and Scholastic are the country’s most competitive ceramic and visual arts shows.
Congratulations to Chiana, Samee, Joana, Teresa, and Scarlett!