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Area Students Win Awards in the First District Congressional Arts Competition

April 28, 2014



LINDSBORG, Kan., April 28 -- Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan. (1st CD), issued the following news release:

This afternoon Congressman Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) issued awards for the 2014 Congressional Arts Competition hosted by The Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery in Lindsborg, Kansas. All high school students in the First Congressional District were encouraged to participate. The grand prize winning artwork will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol for one year.

"This is a great tribute to student artists and their dedicated teachers and supportive parents," commented Congressman Huelskamp. "It is amazing to see just how many talented young Kansans participated this year and I look forward to seeing Olivia Wetter's excellent artistry on display for visitors to enjoy in Washington."

Grand prize:

- Olivia Wetter, Grandpa, Drawing, Colby HS

- Painting:

- 1. Tristan Rathgeber, Liquid Sunshine, Wheatland HS

- 2. Abby Friesen, Mingo Sunset, Colby HS

- Photography:

- 1. Karly Shull, Rusty Spur, Colby HS

- 2. Hayley Taylor, Reflection of Heaven, Wheatland HS

- Print:

- 1. Zuzana Luptakova, Water on Fire, Wheatland HS

- 2. Kelly Sloan, In 3, Colby HS

- Mixed Media:

- 1. Olivia Wetter, Grandma's Chickens, Colby HS

- 2. Dusty Page, Tiller of the Land, Little River HS

- Drawing:

- 1. Tristan Rathgeber, Eyes of the Field, Wheatland HS

- 2. Tevin Renken, Starched and Pressed, Little River HS

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