Awards

Congratulations to our HB Award Winners!

Scholastic Photo Display

HB’s 2016 Scholastic National Medal Award Winners

Lucia Ferlauto, American Visions Award Gold Medal, Photography Cole Goco, Gold Medal, Comic Art Franci Swisher-Gomez, Silver Medal, Photography We congratulate ALL students who participated in the Scholastic Awards! This year the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards received nearly 320,000 submissions and less than 1% of those submissions received National Medals. Submissions are juried by […]

Lucia Ferlauto, American Visions Award Gold Medal, Photography

Cole Goco, Gold Medal, Comic Art

Franci Swisher-Gomez, Silver Medal, Photography

Scholastic Photo Display

We congratulate ALL students who participated in the Scholastic Awards! This year the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards received nearly 320,000 submissions and less than 1% of those submissions received National Medals. Submissions are juried by panelists who look for works that best exemplify originality, technical skill and the emergence of a personal voice or vision. The top works in the country earned National Medals and were celebrated at a ceremony at Carnegie Hall on June 3, 2016.

HBW Boy's Varsity Ultimate Frisbee Team

Ultimate Frisbee State Champions! May 2016

The HBW Boy’s Varsity team won the 2016 USA Ultimate Virginia Boys’ HS State Championship over Yorktown. Congratulations to all of our frisbee players. Our Varsity Frisbee players participated in the USA Ultimate 2016 High School Southern Regional Championships this past weekend (May 14 & 15, included teams from Maryland to Texas) and did great! The guys came […]

The HBW Boy’s Varsity team won the 2016 USA Ultimate Virginia Boys’ HS State Championship over Yorktown. Congratulations to all of our frisbee players.
HBW Boy's Varsity Ultimate Frisbee Team

Our Varsity Frisbee players participated in the USA Ultimate 2016 High School Southern Regional Championships this past weekend (May 14 & 15, included teams from Maryland to Texas) and did great! The guys came in 3rd and girls won 1st place!
HBW Girls' Varsity Ultimate Frisbee Team


 

 

H-B Woodlawn Student Elected 2016 Youth Governor: April 2015

H-B Woodlawn junior Salome Gongadze was elected Youth Governor for the 2016 Virginia YMCA Model General Assembly at the 2015 Virginia Model General Assembly (MGA) held in Richmond earlier in April. YMCA-Arlington sponsors MGA at the Arlington Career Center, H-B Woodlawn, Wakefield and Yorktown high schools through funding provided by The Boeing company, Knights of […]

H-B Woodlawn junior Salome Gongadze was elected Youth Governor for the 2016 Virginia YMCA Model General Assembly at the 2015 Virginia Model General Assembly (MGA) held in Richmond earlier in April.

YMCA-Arlington sponsors MGA at the Arlington Career Center, H-B Woodlawn, Wakefield and Yorktown high schools through funding provided by The Boeing company, Knights of Columbus and the Columbus Club. MGA is widely considered the finest citizenship-training program in Virginia.

This year 525 students from across Virginia participated in the three-day session April 16-18 at the State Capitol. Students served as senators, delegates, officers, lobbyists, reporters, and underclassmen legislators. General Assembly members, state agency personnel, and lobbyists assisted them as they learned about Virginia’s legislative process.

Gongadze will represent Virginia at the National Youth Governors Conference in Washington, D.C. and will meet with Governor Terry McAuliffe as well as members of the General Assembly in January 2016. She will address the Opening Joint Session of the 69th Model General Assembly in April 2016 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, adjacent to Capitol Square and will decide which 2016 MGA student bills will be signed into MGA laws.

H-B Art Student to be honored at Carnegie Hall: June 2015

H-B Art Student, Cole Goco received a National Gold Medal from the Scholastic Art Awards. He was honored at a June 11th ceremony at Carnegie Hall, NY. The awards ceremony was broadcast that night live from Carnegie Hall at 6:00 p.m. EST. Cole’s artwork The Island Adventure (Comic Art) will be on display in New York at the Sheila C. […]

H-B Art Student, Cole Goco received a National Gold Medal from the Scholastic Art Awards. He was honored at a June 11th ceremony at Carnegie Hall, NY. The awards ceremony was broadcast that night live from Carnegie Hall at 6:00 p.m. EST.
Cole’s artwork The Island Adventure (Comic Art) will be on display in New York at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Parsons – The New School for Design.

The program, currently in its 92nd year, is a national program recognizing outstanding creativity in teens and offers scholarship opportunities for graduating high school seniors. Over the years, the Awards have grown to become the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the U.S., and the nation’s largest source of scholarships for creative young artists and writers. A noteworthy roster of past winners includes Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen King, John Updike, and many more.

Virginia All State Chorus! April 2015

Congratulations to Nick Saunders and Nathaniel Stern for being selected to the Virginia All State Chorus! The All State performance will be held at the Sheraton Premier of Tyson’s Corner, Fairfax Ballroom at 1 pm this Saturday, April 24, 2015. The performance is free and open to the public.

Congratulations to Nick Saunders and Nathaniel Stern for being selected to the Virginia All State Chorus! The All State performance will be held at the Sheraton Premier of Tyson’s Corner, Fairfax Ballroom at 1 pm this Saturday, April 24, 2015. The performance is free and open to the public.

Students Place First in SkillsUSA Competition: June 2015

Julia Harris and Max Stempniewicz earned first place at the state level SkillsUSA Competition in Roanoke. Nikolai Karamyshev and Sammy Allison won a silver medal for their film ‘Mr. Boss!’ featuring Brian McTyre and Artur Pietra.  Watch it here:  https://vimeo.com/channels/548120 SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps high school […]

Julia Harris and Max Stempniewicz earned first place at the state level SkillsUSA Competition in Roanoke. Nikolai Karamyshev and Sammy Allison won a silver medal for their film ‘Mr. Boss!’ featuring Brian McTyre and Artur Pietra.  Watch it here:  https://vimeo.com/channels/548120

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations.

Julia and Max will now go to the National Competition in Louisville, Kentucky on June 24-25. Congrats to all 4 H-B students for representing Arlington so well at State!