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Students win YoungArts titles

Students win YoungArts titles

William Liu and Alex Lee December 14, 2022

Five students won both Finalist and Merit titles in the National YoungArts Foundation’s annual competition for the 2022-2023 school year. YoungArts Competition submissions are open to 15-18 year olds...

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Upper Schoolers named as YoungArts Award recipients in multiple categories

Becca Berlin December 12, 2020

14 student artists secured the titles of Finalist, Honorable Mention and Merit across multiple disciplines in the National YoungArts Foundation’s annual competition for teen artists, called the YoungArts...

Chronicle Photography Editor Caitlin Chung ’20, who was recently named a U.S. Presidential Scholar, poses in front of her photograph “Third Generation” during National YoungArts Week in Miami on Jan. 10. Photo credit: Printed with permission of Caitlin Chung

YoungArts finalists receive national recognition for photography

Tessa Augsberger June 1, 2020

The National YoungArts Foundation awarded Chronicle Photography Editor Caitlin Chung ’20 and Chiemeka Offor ’21 the Art of Anthropologie YoungArts Award on May 26. The nonprofit organization also...

Artists in Miami

Artists in Miami

Sophia Musante January 29, 2020

Four student artists developed their portfolios, attended masterclasses and met with panelists at the National YoungArts Week in Miami from Jan. 5 to 12. Student finalists of the YoungArts competition...

YoungArts winners announced for 2020 school year

Sarah Mittleman November 29, 2019

The YoungArts Foundation awarded 10 students Tuesday for their accomplishments in music, photography, writing, visual arts and singing. 10 artists, writers and musicians receive awards The annual YoungArts...

Student selected as Presidential Scholar

Marina Nascimento May 8, 2019

The U.S. Department of Education selected Charlie Kogen ’19 and four other Los Angeles County students as Presidential Scholars. Among the 5,200 high school seniors who qualified for the award nationwide,...

YoungArts recognizes 10 artists

Madi Massey December 1, 2018

The National YoungArts Foundation recognized eleven students from the school as finalists, honorable mentions and merit winners in its 2019 competition. The winners represented various different categories...

2018 YoungArts Winners Announced

Alexandra So December 3, 2017

YoungArts recognized arts students for their contest submissions. The winners of the 2018 contest stand in the top 10 percent of applications.  The winners have been awarded at various levels: finalists,...

Capturing Culture

Gabi Berchtold January 11, 2017

A 10-year-old Arianna Shooshani ’18 borrowed her mom’s DSLR camera and ventured into her backyard. There, she played with the settings and shot images of the plants and objects around her. Shooshani...

STAGE FRIGHT: Actors perform The Exceptional Childhood Center by Dylan Schifrin 16 at the Blank Theater in Santa Monica. Schifrin was chosen as a 2016 YoungArts winner for his play. He was one of the 819 winners chosen out of a pool of 12,000 applicants. The play was also performed at the Playwrights festival. Printed with permission of Anne McGrath

Actors perform one-act play

Josie Abugov November 24, 2015

Youth Plays published the one-act play “The Exceptional Childhood Center” by Dylan Schifrin ’16. After the Harvard-Westlake Playwrights Festival chose his work last year, the Los Angeles Blank Theatre...

TWO FACED: Max Hernand 18 and Kate Von Mende 18  face each other in a photograph submitted by Arianna Shooshani 18 to the YoungArts contest. Printed with permission of Arianna Shooshani 18

YoungArts program recognizes 7 artists

Jacqueline Ayestas November 22, 2015

YoungArts recognized Oceania Eshraghi ’18, Elizabeth Gaba ’17, Samantha Ho ’16, Dylan Schifrin ’16, Arianna Shooshani ’18, Nick Steele ’16 and Adam Yaron ’16 for their contest submissions. Out...

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