BRATTLEBORO — Two Putney School students were among nine Vermont youth selected as 2021 national award recipients in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, with four winning gold medals and five receiving silver medals.
Viva Vadim of Putney, grade 11, won the American Visions Medal for art, as well as a Gold Medal. She is a student of Vanessa Vadim.
Anna Hubbard of Putney, also an 11th grader, won a Gold Medal for art. She is a student of Lynne Weinstein.
Works were judged on originality, technical skill, and the emergence of personal vision or voice. Teachers of national winners were also recognized with awards.
The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) is the Vermont affiliate for the annual awards program.