Hubbard art students to compete

HUBBARD — The artwork of two Hubbard High School students soon will be heading to the largest student art competition in the United States.

Hubbard High School’s Morgan Diefednerfer and Taylor Begeot have been recognized by the Scholastic Art Awards program for their entries into the regional competition.

Diefednerfer received three Gold Key honors, as well as a nomination for the American Visions award. Begeot was also named a Gold Key finalist. Their artwork will be sent to the national competition in New York where they will compete for scholarships.

The students’ artwork is on display at the Northeastern Ohio Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit on the campus of Youngstown State University. More than 700 entries were submitted to the regional art competition by students from Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana and Ashtabula counties.

Hubbard High School students Grace Slaina, Megan Spain, Gerrilynne Mudryk, Claire Gagliardi and Jessica Rutan also were recognized for their entries, which are also showcased at the Northeastern Ohio Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit.

The students’ artwork will remain on display in Bliss Hall at YSU through Wednesday.