OUTSTANDING STUDENT AWARDS

Outstanding Student Awards are given each year by the Council to those students selected by their high school advisors and instructors. The award, honoring outstanding achievement in Graphics, is presented to selected students at the annual Hall of Distinction ceremony held on Monday evening of Printing Week.

Applications are mailed out to area high schools in fall of each year and winners are notified by their advisors or instructors in early January. All recipients receive a commemorative plaque denoting their selection. For additional information please contact the GAC Office.

2015 Outstanding Graphic Arts Students

Alexa Bishop
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Instructor: Mrs. Melissa Munro

Rayne Blakeman
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Ms. Melissa Hackett

Carolina Kane
Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Billy Lewis
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Mrs. Mary Ann Thoburn

 

Alex Marek
West Shore Career & Technical Center
Instructor: Mrs. Annie McQuay

Andrew Most
Kenston High School
Instructor: Mr. Todd Malkus

Danielle Rendina
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Instructor: Mr. William Delgado

Cash’e Sophia Monique Scott
Warrensville Heights High School Instructor: Mr. Larry Brown

 

Click to download the
Outstanding Student Award Nomination form

 

GAC BENNY AWARDS COMPETITION


The Benny Awards are an annual Graphic Arts contest for high schoolstudents where graphic arts work in the categories of Printing and Graphic Design are judged and cash awards and recognition plaques are presented during the Hall of Distinction ceremony on Monday evening of Printing Week. This competition is viewed as valuable experience for any student interested in pursuing a career in the graphic arts field. The competition offers students their first exposure to review of their work by a panel of area professionals. All entries are displayed at the annual Printing Week celebration. For additional information please contact the GAC Office.

2015 Benny Award Winners

Grahic Design Competition

First Place
Lydia Milligan

Bay High School
Instructor: Ms. Denise Ross

Second Place
Megan Nerici

Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Third Place (Tie)
Miaha Hill

John Marshall High School
Instructor: Ms. Beth Spann

Alexis Wartluft
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Ms. Melissa Hackett

Honorable Mentions
Alexa Bishop

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Instructor: Mrs. Melissa Munro

Emily Brougher
Euclid High School
Instructor: Mrs. Edith Mellen

Brittanie Butcher
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Mrs. Mary Ann Thoburn

Gina Cackovic
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Ms. Melissa Hackett

Monticello Chapman
Warrensville Heights High School
Instructor: Mr. Larry Brown

Nicole Desmond
Bay High School
Instructor: Mr. Thomas Schemrich

Xzavier Fleming
Euclid High School
Instructor: Mrs. Edith Mellen

Sarah Howe
Euclid High School
Instructor: Mrs. Edith Mellen

Katlyn Jackson
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Ms. Melissa Hackett

Sami Klaus
Bay High School
Instructor: Ms. Denise Ross

Nell LaPaze
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Mrs. Mary Ann Thoburn

Thomas Leamen
Bay High School
Instructor: Ms. Denise Ross

Billy Lewis
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Ms. Melissa Hackett

Cheyenne Malinky
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Ms. Melissa Hackett

Deonte L. Martin
Warrensville Heights High School Instructor: Mr. Larry Brown

Deshawn McGee
Warrensville Heights High School Instructor: Mr. Larry Brown

Allison McKenna
Bay High School
Instructor: Ms. Denise Ross

Lydia Milligan
Bay High School
Instructor: Ms. Denise Ross

Brittany Perdue
Euclid High School
Instructor: Mrs. Edith Mellen

Cierra Rembert
Euclid High School
Instructor: Mrs. Edith Mellen

Erich Schnack
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Instructor: Mrs. Melissa Munro

Elisha Scott
Euclid High School
Instructor: Mrs. Edith Mellen

Kayla Shine
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Instructor: Mrs. Melissa Munro

Evana Spears
Warrensville Heights High School
Instructor: Mr. Larry Brown

Courtney Stillings
Euclid High School
Instructor: Mrs. Edith Mellen

Angel Taylor
Euclid High School
Instructor: Mrs. Edith Mellen

Sierra Thompson
Euclid High School
Instructor: Mrs. Edith Mellen

Bethany Wilson (2)
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Ms. Melissa Hackett

 

 

 

Printing Competition

First Place
Keanu Peskar

Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Second Place
Carolina Kane

Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Third Place
Keanu Peskar

Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Honorable Mentions
Holly Bonney

Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Aries Carr
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Instructor: Mr. William Delgado

Davon Cassel
Warrensville Heights High School
Instructor: Mr. Larry Brown

Kimberly Feller
Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Emily Gladish
Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Carolina Kane
Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Ryan Laganson (2)
Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Billy Lewis
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Mrs. Mary Ann Thoburn

Hannah Oeser
Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Karissa Sheilds
Mahoning County Career Center
Instructor: Mrs. Mary Ann Thoburn

Morgan Skotschir
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Instructor: Mr. William Delgado

Betsey Strader
Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

Joe Williams (2)
Mentor High School
Instructor: Mrs. Michelle Kane

 


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