2016 Congressional Art Competition for High School Students
United Arts is pleased to work with Rep. David Price’s office in the annual Congressional Arts Competition for high school students in the 4th U.S. Congressional District. Check back in early 2017 for details on the next 4th District Congressional Art Exhibit and Contest.
The 2016 winners:
1st place: Julia McGillicuddy, Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh
2nd place: Lauren Munro – Garner Magnet High School
3rd place: Yakira Sexton – Westover High School (Fayetteville)
4th place: Robin Grissom – Jordan High School (Durham)
Honorable Mention – Sam McLemore, Garner Magnet High School
The first place winner’s art is hung for a year in the U.S. Capitol; the second place entry, in the 4th Congressional District’s Washington, D.C., office; third place, in the 4th Congressional District’s Raleigh office; and fourth, in the district’s Durham office. The first place winner is also eligible for a scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design.
A reception is held for all participants each spring. Special recognition is given to the teacher whose student is awarded first place in the competition. The winner is invited to Washington, D.C. for a ceremony with other national winners in June.
Eligible Wake County high schools within the 4th Congressional District can be found using this 4th district map.