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33 SpARTans recognized as top in the region!

The annual Scholastic Art and Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious recognition initiative for creative students grades 7-12. The Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards includes Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana and the winners have been announced, and Roger Bacon has done it once again! We are a force inside the art community year after year. And though we might be a small school, are winner numbers certainly are not!!
33 students won 66 awards all together! A giant shout out to all of our talented artists: Ava Alexander, Sophia Barlow-Siegel, Abigail Browning, Sydney Bond, Maya Destazio, Gabby Ernst, Logan Evans, Maria Gaines, Ava Gastélum, Alexander Halsey, Xavier Heckler, Morgan Heinrich, Rosa Hernandez-Melgoza, Ally Hughes, Rylie Hungler, Natalie Juelg, Riley Kennedy, Kameron Kerl, Jewel Lemus , Ashlyn McIntyre, Elise Meyer, Lillian Middendorf, India Nichols, Kelsey Niesen, Lily Novak, Amya Parker, Amanda Penson, Olivia Radecki, Jonathan Reilly, Cecilia Rice, Riley Rolfert, Ella Rutzke, Marissa, Stevens, and Brady Vargo! Congratulations to all of our winners. We are so proud of you!

Out of those awards, 18 Gold medal honors will automatically advance to New York City for National judging. Those students who won Gold medal awards are: Ava Alexander (1), Sydney Bond (2), Abby Browning (2), Gabby Ernst (1), Alex Halsey (1), Morgan Heinrich (4), Ally Hughes (1), Kameron Kerl (2), Lily Middendorf (1), Amanda Penson (1), Olivia Radecki (1), Cecilia Rice (1), Riley Rolfert (1).

National Awards will be announced on March 22, 2023. All of your hard work and efforts have paid off and you are among the elite chosen artists! Good luck!!! Go spARTans!

The Art Academy of Cincinnati (ACC) would like to invite all students, educators, parents, and friends to the 2023 Scholastic Celebration and Exhibition.

Please see details below.


When: February 6–17, 2023.
Gallery hours are 9:00AM–9:00PM and open to the general public.

Where: The Art Academy of Cincinnati, 1212 Jackson Street, Cincinnati OH, 45202.

National Awards will be announced on March 22, 2023.

Please RSVP to the event through this link: