Santiago High School Artists & Designers win 23 Medals!
Madison Smitley, has alone won 5 Silver Keys in Fashion; 4 Gold Keys in Fashion; and 4 Honorable Mentions in Fashion and Photography this year. Since her sophomore year at Santiago, Madison Smitley has won 7 Gold Keys, 7 Silver Keys, 4 Honorable mentions and 1 National Gold Medal.
Isabel Agajanian has won 3 Honorable Mentions in Drawing, Illustration and Digital Art; Kendra Aguirre has won 1 Gold Key for sculpture and 2 Honorable Mentions for Digital Art and Fashion.
Jaeyoung Kwon won 6 awards 2 Silver Keys in Drawing and Illustration and 4 Honorable mentions in Digital Art. Madison Smitley will go on to be judged again in NYC for a national gold medal in Fashion at Carnegie Hall. Kendra Aguirre will also be judged in March for national Gold in Sculpture.
This is such a humbling and astounding experience that our Artists and Designers are nationally recognized and the exceptionally talented and driven Madison Smitley ( aka The Michael Phelps of Fashion) will be showing her award winning designs at the Santiago Fashion Show this March 18, 2017 in the SHS gym from 7-9. If you are able to attend; it will be a one of a kind experience as it is both Madison and Kendra's graduating senior show! It also helps support our self-funded program and all the hard work of our incredible students!