Five high school students garnered top awards in the Congressional Art Competition sponsored by members of Congress.
The five winners for the Fourth Congressional District competition will be recognized by Congressman Tom McClintock at a reception on Wednesday, May 1st at 5 PM, at BI Design Studio in El Dorado Hills. Their art will be on display at the reception.
The competition was open to all high school students within California’s Fourth Congressional District, and more than 40 pieces of art were submitted for judging.
The winners are:
- 1st Place – “Future Farmers of America” – Artist: Ashlyn Woods, Del Oro High School
- 2nd Place – “Freedom”- Artist: Julia Schmidseder, South Lake Tahoe High School
- 3rd Place – “He Said” – Artist: Brandon Borjon, Granite Bay High School
Honorable Mention – “The Aviator”
- Artist: Teri Nittler, Granite Bay High School
- Artist: Daisy Allison, Minarets High School
The winning entry from each Congressional district across the United States will be displayed for one year in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol. The winning students will be invited, along with one guest, to the unveiling of the exhibit and a reception in Washington, D.C.