The Sampson Arts Council is currently displaying art from the 2016 Student Art Show. Art will be on display in the Small House gallery through Feb. 11. A total of 14 Sampson County and Clinton City schools students participated, as well as three home schooled students.
According to Kara Donatelli, a total of 118 pieces of art were entered into the show, from students in grades K-12. Ribbons were awarded for first, second, third and honorable mention in each age group. The first place prize in each category received a $25 gift.
Participating art teachers were: Sarah Cone – Sampson Early College High School; Tina King – Union Intermediate, Plain View Elementary; Angela Thornton – Hobbton Elementary, Hargrove Elementary; Megan Scronce – Sampson Middle; Sabrina Armstrong – Harrells Christian Academy; Jennifer Jackson – Hobbton High; Diana Gore – Sunset Avenue School; Mary Malpass – Union Elementary; Lynne Dukes – Roseboro Elementary; Kristie Slack – Butler Avenue School; Michael Ray – Clinton High; Lesley Allen – Midway Middle; and Paula Fitzpatrick’s home-schooled students.
In the K-2 category, Piper Nelson won first place, Connor Seeber won second place, Aralin Arellano Macias won third place and Lathan Warren and Eliza Waters received honorable mention.
In the grades 3-5 category, Henry Hernandez won first place, Yessy Barahona Escobar won second place, Itzel Jaramillo won third place and Walker Dixon and Case Barber received honorable mention.
In the grades 6-8 category, Adrian Donatelli placed first, Nathan Zuniga placed second, Silas Bradley placed third and Lekea Boney and Grace Honeycutt received honorable mention.
For the grades 9-12 division, Moriah Pate placed first, Naomi Lopez placed second, Jarrett Young and Kaleb McLaurin placed third and Julisa Lopez and Roger Bradshaw earned honorable mention.
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