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ETHS students honored in prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program

Feb 7, 2020 12:40pm CT


ETHS fine arts students Damien Franchere, Jamie Lauderbaugh, and Adji Teoudoussia have earned recognition in the Belin-Blank Center’s Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program at the University of Iowa. The awards program is the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens. Panelists looked for artworks that best exemplify originality, technical skill, and the emergence of a personal voice or vision.


Award winners are invited to attend the “Scholastic Celebration in Three Acts” event on March 7 to celebrate the students and teachers who submitted their work. To learn more, visit


View the list of awards and artwork by ETHS students:


Damien Franchere

Honorable Mention: “Paramind”

Silver Award: “Limb Grid”


Limb artwork 2020

“Limb Grid” by ETHS senior Damien Franchere



Jamie Lauderbaugh

Honorable Mention: “Crack in The Wall”

Honorable Mention: “Sleep Now”

Silver Award: “Flex”

Gold Award: “Submerged”

Submerged artwork 2020
“Submerged” by ETHS senior Jamie Lauderbaugh



Adji Teoudoussia

Honorable Mention: “Ruger Flow”

Ruger artwork 2020
“Rugar Flow” by ETHS junior Adji Teoudoussia