PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Pleasantville High School Student Achievements senior Emily Harter earned a National Medal in the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for her artwork, "Witch Mountain."
She is the first art student from the school to receive a national medal in this contest.
Both she and art teacher Jim Maron were honored by Scholastic with gold medals.
Additionally, Witch Mountain was selected for inclusion in the Art.Write.Now.DC exhibition at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building in Washington D.C.
This exhibition, which opens on Friday, will feature 59 national award-winning artworks as well as the best teen writing of 2015.