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Students at St Mary’s scoop big win at global art competition

Students at St Mary’s scoop big win at global art competition

Out of thousands of entries from across the world, three students from St Mary’s School have successfully scooped awards for their impressive creations in a prestigious art competition.

Our students’ artwork won three out of the nine awards available for ages 11-18 in the HPL Global Art competition. The award-winning cohort were Dasha K., Iman A. and Sophie S., who each entered work based on the competition theme of ‘Empathy’. The students worked hard on their incredible pieces of artwork with the support of Head of Art, Ms Conroy.  

Places were awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each age group. Our girls are celebrating the following impressive results: Dasha K. achieved 2nd place in category 4 (Age 14-16), Sophie S. received 3rd place in category 4 (Age 14-16) and Iman A. received 3rd place in category 5 (Age 16-18).

Head of Art at St Mary’s School, Ms Conroy, said:

“We are thrilled to have three of our students chosen as award winners in this global competition from the thousands of entries that were seen. Well done to Dasha, Sophie, and Iman, who should be extremely proud of their achievements. The subject of ‘Empathy’ seemed particularly relevant this year, so we encouraged the girls to enter. They embraced the challenge with imagination, artistic flair and creativity – and we are delighted the judges recognised their obvious talent.”

Headmistress at St Mary’s School, Charlotte Avery, said: “What an incredible achievement for these three girls and also for our school. As a High Performance Learning school we empower our girls to aim high to reach their full potential. Congratulations go to each of them for achieving this fantastic accolade.”


Find out more about the awards.