Congratulations to YoungArts Winners Antwon Funches (Spoken Word Finalist) and Darion Owens (Photography Merit)!

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) selected these two students from Simeon High School, who are studying at the CPS Advanced Arts Program at Gallery 37 from more than 12,000 applications—the largest number to date! 819 young artists from 42 states have been selected for their outstanding work and accomplishments across the literary, visual, design and performing arts. Winners receive cash awards of up to $10,000 and are eligible to become U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts!