— Seniors Alyssa DeKenipp and Julie Rieutort of Western Wayne High School were named national winners in the 2013 Scholastic Art Awards.
Only one percent of the 230,000 submission received national recognition.
Both will be awarded their medals during a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City in May.
Alyssa's acrylic painting "Urban Corruption" won a gold medal and will be on display at Carnegie Hall; Julie's acrylic painting "Neutral" won a silver medal.
Alyssa is vice president of the National Art Honor Society and a National Honor Society member.
She plans to attend Kutztown University majoring in pre-med with a concentration in pharmaceutical studies.
Julie is a member of both the National Art Honor Society and National Honor Society; she plans to major in Baking and Pastry at Johnson and Wales University.