VARSITY ARTS: Maddy Smitley wins prestigious fashion award

Maddy Smitley

Maddie Smitley's elaborate headdress, titled “Piloqutinnguaq,” won the national Scholastic Art and Writing Gold Medal in Fashion and Smitley will be traveling to New York for the awards ceremony at Carnegie Hall in June. Another piece she created, a sculpture of a head constructed from paper clips, won a regional award. (Photo: Kurt Miller / Story:  Stephanie Schulte)