Hawkins student artist wins prestigious Scholastic award previously won by Warhol, Redford
Published: Mar. 31, 2023 at 6:27 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 31, 2023 at 10:37 PM CDT
Hawkins High School junior Jaykob Dodd recently was notified that he had won a national gold medal at the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, which is the largest and most prestigious art contest in the country. "It’s celebrating its 100th anniversary. Former alumni include artists such as Andy Warhol, Robert Redford, and writers such as Stephen King and Truman Capote,” says Jaykob’s digital media teacher Elizabeth White.
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