Rep. Paul Gosar Celebrates Congressional Art Competition Winners

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Washington, May 13, 2019 | comments
Every year I’m inspired by the talent and creativity displayed in the artwork submissions from Arizona high school students.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) hosted the 2019 Congressional Art Contest Award Ceremony and Reception in Wickenburg, Arizona. Local high school students displayed their artwork for the public. Awards and scholarships were presented for the winning pieces of art. The winner of the online, public contest known as the “People’s Art Choice Awards” was also recognized with an award. 

“The Congressional Art Competition is a wonderful event to allow students to share their talents with the community,” said Congressman Gosar.  "Every year I’m inspired by the talent and creativity displayed in the artwork submissions from Arizona high school students. As always, I’m thankful for the incredible teachers who encourage their students to express themselves through art.”

  • 1st Place: “The Contortionist” by Emma Patterson. 11th grade at Lake Havasu High School SEE HERE
  • 2nd Place: “Birb Birb” by Rachael May. 12th grade at Lee Williams High School in Kingman SEE HERE
  • 3rd Place:  “Wanderer” by Angel Tewawina. 10th grade at Mingus Union High School in Cottonwood SEE HERE
  • Honorable Mention: “Western Valley” by Camber Robles. 10th grade at Lee Williams High School in Kingman SEE HERE
  • People’s Choice: “Roman Nose” by Emma Vervoorn.  11th grade at Prescott High School. SEE HERE

81 pieces were submitted for the contest and over 1,080 ballots were cast in the online competition.

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