Hamilton Place Announces Winners Of 2nd Annual Student Art Competition

Friday, November 30, 2012

Hamilton County students have been busy creating works of art to reflect fashions iconic role throughout the years. This year’s theme was chosen to celebrate the mall hitting the 25 year mark earlier this year.  

Karla Riddle, director of Fine Arts, Hamilton County Department of Education is also excited to have the opportunity for students to be recognized for their artistic abilities. “We are very appreciative of the opportunity to share our students’ artwork with the community,” she said. 

An opening reception and awards presentation will take place at the mall on Monday, at 10 a.m. All winning pieces will be on display in the mall’s soft seating areas  through March 2013.  

This year's winners are: 

Elementary level:

1st place Anthony Bell-Barger

2nd Place-Lilith Strider-Barger

3rd place-Mahogeny Smith-Barger

Middle School level:

1st place- Shelby Hudson -CSLA

2nd place-Shailey Shah-CSLA

3rd place- Lauren Neal- Red Bank Middle

Honorable Mention-Diamymn Wallace-Red Bank Middle

High School level:

1st place-Tara Hemstreet-Red Bank High

2nd place-Sabrina Pelzer-Ooltewah High

3rd place-(group) Shelby McMillian,Matthew Preston,Brittany Duggar-Ooltewah High

Honorable Mention-Katie Cairns-Signal Mountain High

   


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