Twelve students from Kinder High School for Performing and Visual Arts were named 2022 YoungArts winners and finalists by the National YoungArts Foundation, which identified them as some of the nation’s most promising young artists in visual, literary, design and performing arts.
In addition to HSPVA’s honors, Jessica Lin from Carnegie Vanguard earned an Award of Merit for Writing: Short Story.
YoungArts winners receive cash prizes of up to $10,000, access to mentors and opportunities to share their work with the public at renowned institutions such as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (Washington, D.C.), The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Baryshnikov Arts Center (New York) and New World Center (Miami). YoungArts winners also gain access to financial, professional and artistic development opportunities throughout the course of their careers.
The National YoungArts Foundation, which aims to identify and nurture the most accomplished young artists, recognized 720 students from across the United States.