Keeping focused

Hilton Head Island High School photographer Mariah Anderson, already recognized for her work in state and regional competitions, has now won national honors. Anderson earned a national silver medal in the 2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Competition for her striking ballet photo entitled “Little Black Tutu.”  She received her award in ceremonies at New York City’s Carnegie Hall.  More than 300,000 entries were submitted to the 2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition, the nation’s longest-running recognition program for creative teens and the largest source of scholarships for young artists and writers.