Dawson High School artist Yixin He has won a national gold medal in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 2015.
Judged by a panel of creative professionals, He’s painting “Swallow Your Bitterness” numbers among the top 1 percent of 300,000 art and writing pieces submitted for this year’s nationwide competition.
He and other winners have been invited to attend a recognition ceremony at Carnegie Hall June 11.
Her art teacher is DHS’s Teri Zuteck.
For more about the awards, visit http://www.artandwriting.org/.