Scholastic Arts Awards


    School District Cost:  

    School Registration Form

    $1000 per High School Building / $500 per Middle School Participation - CoSer Participants 

    $1500 per High School Building  / $750 per Middle School Participation   - Non-CoSer Districts
    Sponsored by: Sullivan County BOCES, Dutchess BOCES, Middletown School District, Orange County Arts Council

    Participating Counties: Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster

    The Scholastic Arts Awards is a visual arts competition open to students in grades 7-12.  The program is designed to identify students with exceptional artistic talent and to display their incredible work in the exhibition at SUNY New Paltz.  Scholastic is a national program and regional student winners receive the opportunity for recognition, publication, and scholarships. High school seniors who submit portfolios are considered for more than $1.5 million in tuition scholarships at colleges across the nation. For additional national information and individuals registering please go to:  www.artandwriting.org

     Program Costs Include:

    • Registration into the National Arts Awards  
    • Personalized assistance with paperwork, the website, and guidance with online registration 
    • An art exhibit showcasing our students’ artwork
    • An awards ceremony presenting awards to our students
    • Certificates, pins, programs, and congratulatory letters for students based on award level

      School’s role:

    • Provide a designated person to be a liaison for the district to help with the school’s online submissions of artwork, digitization of artwork
    • Adhere to deadlines
    • Drop off the artwork of Gold and Silver winners at a BOCES collection site


    For additional information:
    Lisa Bercze                                      Susan Zieres Teeple
    Administrative Assistant                    Coordinator of Instructional Technology & Arts in Education
    (845) 295-4008                               (845) 295-4049