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.