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Student goes for Gold in Scholastic art competition


Last updated 4/13/2022 at 10:44am

Pictured is the poster of the movie FFCHS student Colton Wood submitted to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Fountain-Fort Carson High School student Colton Wood has won Gold at the national level of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Colton submitted a 5-minute animation, "The Over Imaginators – Let's Play Spies," which was the culmination of 2,000 hours of work. He is the first FFCHS student in recent memory to win Gold at the national level. He will travel to New York City to accept his award in June at Carnegie Hall.

"Winning this award is really validating, and getting recognition for the dedication and time it took makes me wants me to create even harder," Colton said. "My film is...

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