Student art on display at Small House


By Kristy D. Carter - [email protected]



Moriah Pate placed first in the high school division of the 2016 Student Art Show sponsored by the Sampson Arts Council.


Henry Hernandez earned the top spot in the grades 3-5 category of the student art show.


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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By Kristy D. Carter

[email protected]

Moriah Pate placed first in the high school division of the 2016 Student Art Show sponsored by the Sampson Arts Council.
http://clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_Moriah-Pate-1st-place-9-12.jpgMoriah Pate placed first in the high school division of the 2016 Student Art Show sponsored by the Sampson Arts Council.

Henry Hernandez earned the top spot in the grades 3-5 category of the student art show.
http://clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_Henry-Hernandez-1st-place-3-5.jpgHenry Hernandez earned the top spot in the grades 3-5 category of the student art show.

Reach Kristy D. Carter at 910-592-8137, ext. 2588. Follow us on Twitter at @SampsonInd. Like us on Facebook.

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