WJ students win Congressional Awards

West Jones High School art students recently participated in Rep. Steven Palazzo’s 4th Congressional District Student Art Contest. Mason Dry, pictured middle bottom, was voted Best in Show. Mason’s art will hang in the United States Capitol for the duration of a year, along with other Congressional winners from around the U.S. Mason’s achievement won him airline tickets to the Congressional Art Forum in Washington, D.C., this summer. Other West Jones students also placed in this competition. Painting, first place, Kayla Yates, left, and second place, Mason Dry. Mixed Media: first and second place, J.P. Person, and third place Sara Graves, middle left. Drawing, third place, Mason Dry. Printmaking: second place, Lauren Stevens (middle right). Overall runner-up was Katlin Clark (right).

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