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EYE-CATCHING: Northwood’s visual artists among best in state


PITTSBORO — Students studying visual arts at Northwood High School placed first in their region and third in the state during the North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities Art Showcase earlier this year at Northwest Guilford High School in Greensboro. Northwood’s students put their skills against peers from 34 schools.

Leslie Burwell teaches arts education at Northwood and coached the following showcase participants:

  • Ande Richardson, painting
  • Trevor Kikuyu, drawing
  • Henry Taylor, printmaking
  • Juliana Hubbard, collage
  • Nuno Aguiar, mixed media
  • Sophie Washburn, photography
  • Hannah Gallagher, sculpture
  • Jennifer Dowden, computer generated, individual statewide first-place

Northwood High School's visual artists are among the best in the state.