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Out of approximately 800 submissions received, our panel of judges selected these 18 pieces. They were chosen because they’re masterfully created and because they’re outstanding interpretations of “owning your future.” The College Board will proudly display the students’ original artwork at its offices as a constant reminder to staff and visitors of the voices and creative expressions of students.

Here are the winning pieces:

Merveille Adomou
The Journey to Nowhere
Rockville High School
Rockville, MD

Diego Becerra
Mansfield Timberview High School
Arlington, TX

Morgan Betsill
duPont Manual High School
Louisville, KY

Aranzy Castillo
No One's Own
James Pace High School
Brownsville, TX

Sophia Cutler
Air Mail
Dover-Sherborn High School
Dover, MA

Carly Faber
The Rise
Littleton High School
Littleton, MA

Natasha Fenga
Spruce Creek High School
Port Orange, FL

Helen Lea
Highland High School
Salt Lake City, UT

June Lee
Lambert High School
Suwanee, GA

Maggie Ma
Millburn High School
Millburn, NJ

Jack Mahr
Alluring Angst
Chanhassen High School
Chanhassen, MN

Audrey Marcum
Breaking Through Barriers
Bainbridge Island High School
Bainbridge Island, WA

Akolda Redgebol
Aurora Central High School
Aurora, CO

Jaliza Rodriguez
Polk State Collegiate High School
Lakeland, FL

Rachel Shields
Stairway to a New Light
Harry D. Jacobs High School
Algonquin, IL

Stone Vincent
Clinton High School
Clinton, MS

Jennifer Wang
My Own King
Highlands Ranch High School
Highlands Ranch, CO

Nan (Doris) Zhang
From Studio to Possibilities
John Bapst Memorial High School
Bangor, ME