MIAMI, FL (12/11/19) – Baton Rouge Magnet High School congratulates students Seth Finch and Rudi Neubrander on becoming 2020 National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) winners. Baton Rouge Magnet High School students have been recognized for their caliber of artistic achievement and join 686 of the nation’s most accomplished artists in the visual, literary and performing arts. Finch and Neubrander were selected by an esteemed discipline-specific panel of artists through a rigorous blind adjudication process. This year’s award winners represent the top 9.5% of applications across ten artistic disciplines. YoungArts award winners gain access to one of the most prestigious programs for emerging artists in the United States in which they will have opportunities for creative and professional development throughout their entire careers. A complete list of the 2020 winners, all 15–18 years old or in grades 10–12, is available online at youngarts.org/winners. “Every year I am reminded that extraordinary artistry is ageless and the 2020 YoungArts award winners—all teenage artists—have done it again. This group of emerging talent represents the inspiring potential of the next generation of artists. We look forward to welcoming them to the YoungArts community of leading artists and are thrilled to support their work from this early stage and throughout their careers,” stated Board Chair Sarah Arison. Seth Finch has been named a YoungArts Honorable Mention winner and Rudi Neubrander has been named a YoungArts Merit Winner. The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) was established in 1981 by Lin and Ted Arison. YoungArts identifies the most accomplished young artists in the visual, literary and performing arts, and provides them with creative and professional development opportunities throughout their careers. Entrance into this prestigious organization starts with a highly competitive application process for talented artists ages 15–18, or grades 10-12, in the United States, that is judged by esteemed discipline-specific panels of artists through a rigorous blind adjudication process.