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Ft Mitchell Ky's Beechwood High School/ Kentucky Art Education Association Regional Winners


Two Beechwood High School students won awards for their art entries in the annual Kentucky Art Education Association (KyAEA)

In the KyAEA competition, 53 entries of artwork from eleven Northern Kentucky schools won awards. The exhibition was hosted by the Simon Kenton High School Art Department. The artwork was judged on composition, color, value, aesthetic quality, creativity and control of the medium.

Beechwood students and their awards are:

  • Olivia Kavanaugh, sophomore – Third place in ceramics;
  • Megan Lewin, junior-Honorable Mention in ceramics and Honorable Mention in jewelry.

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The judging process brings together independent and expert professional artists and university educators with functional expertise in specific genres to evaluate the skills demonstrated by students who submit works.

The Kentucky Art Education Association (KyAEA) mission is to advance art education through professional development service, advancement of knowledge, and leadership. To that end, the association promotes quality instruction in visual arts education that is delivered by qualified personnel; holds public discussions; sponsors workshops and institutes, publishes articles, reports, and surveys; provides a network for communication; supports student exhibitions; and works with other related agencies in support of visual arts education.

Beechwood Independent School District provides a co-educational public education for 1,200 students in grades K through 12. Its elementary and high schools are integrated into a single campus in Ft. Mitchell, KY. The School District is known for high academic achievement and excellence in extracurricular activities.

*The high school is nationally ranked among America’s best public high schools by Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report. More information is available at


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