Xueyou “Sherry” Wang, a senior at Hillcrest High School, won a regional Gold Key in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for 2010. The contest is sponsored by the Alliance of Young Artists and Writers. Of the 165,000 submitted entries to the regional program, only 1,111 manuscripts earned gold recognition this year.
Wang’s work advances to the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards’ national-level competition. In its 87-year history, the organization has recognized in their teenage years some of America’s most celebrated artists and authors. The list includes Richard Avedon, Trumon Capote, Frances Farmer, Bernard Malamud, Joyce Carol Oates, Sylvia Plath, Zac Posen, Robert Redford, Andy Warhol and Charles White.
Wang’s faculty adviser is Amourette Bradley.