CLARKS SUMMIT — Isabel Hou, of Clarks Summit, received a Gold Key and is a nominee for the “Best in Class” American Visions Award at the regional Scholastic Arts and Writing competition.
The Scranton Prep freshman’s winning artwork, a mixed media piece entitled “Eve,” is on display in Marywood University’s Mahady Gallery. Gold Key and American Visions artwork are forwarded to NYC for National Adjudication. Hou was one of five nominees for the “Best in Class” American Visions Award and the only freshman.
The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7-12.
This is the third year Hou received a Gold Key for her artwork and the first year for the American Visions nominee award. She has studied with Mrs. Diana Lombardi at the Abington Art Studio for almost four years.
At Prep, Hou is a member of the Tennis and Science Olympiad teams. She also volunteers with Buddy Up Tennis program at Birchwood Tennis and Fitness Club.