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Congressman Tom McClintock

Representing the 4th District of California

2015 High School Art Competition Winners Announced

April 29, 2015
Press Release

Each spring the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. 

The winning entry from each congressional district across the United States is displayed for one year in the Cannon Tunnel of the U.S. Capitol.  The winning student from each congressional district is invited, along with one guest, to the unveiling of the exhibit and a reception in Washington, D.C. and is provided two round-trip airline tickets for the occasion.  

The them for the 4th Congressional District 2015 Art Competition was "American Heritage."

A reception was held on May 4, 2015 at BI Design Studios in El Dorado Hills to honor the 2015 winners.  Students, parents, friends and classmates were welcome to attend and Congressman McClintock was on hand to congratulate the winners and participants and present Congressional Certificates of Recognition.

Art  
First place “Land of the Brave”
Click here to view all winning entries

The Winners:

FIRST PLACE:  Rachel Perez
HIGH SCHOOL:  Granite Bay
TITLE:  “Land of the Brave”
ART TEACHER Myron Stephens

SECOND PLACE: Teresa Tenocelotl
HIGH SCHOOL: South Tahoe
TITLE: “Wind”
ART TEACHER:  Candi Lincoln

THIRD PLACE:  Kyle Robertson
HIGH SCHOOL: South Tahoe
TITLE: “Elder Loreen”
ART TEACHER:  Candi Lincoln

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Sara Weatherholt of Granite Bay High School, “Preserving Our Heritage”
Alexandra Cody of South Tahoe High School, “Finishing Touches”
Vanessa Pacheco of South Tahoe High School, “American Heritage of Family”

About the competition

Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated.

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