And the Winners Are-----

On Friday, April 28, 2017, the winners were announced for Freedom To Create II--the second annual all-state elementary and middle school art competition.  This competition, in its second year, is a joint project of the Kentucky Art Educators Association and the Creative Art League.  Over 150 people attended the closing reception and awards ceremony.  The winners were for elementary were:

          Camryn Mattox--Rosenwald Dunbar--1st place drawing
          Rylea Holloway--Warner Elementary--2nd place drawing
          Evelina Laskovtsov--Rosenwald Dunbar--3rd place drawing
          Carson Graves--Sayre--1st place painting
           Julie Payne--Memorial Elementary--2nd place painting
           Lily McMahon--Sayre--3rd place painting
           Addison Hutchinson--Southern Elementary--1st place mixed media
           Fiona Lee--Sayre--2nd place mixed media
           Ryder Upton--Richardsville Elementary--3rd place mixed media
           Dalton Burch--Bristow Elementary--1st place printmaking
           Madelyn Donohue--Nicholasville Elementary--2nd place printmaking
           Best of Show--Maddie Papero--Sayre
The winners for middle school were:
           Ada Ladwig--Lincoln Co Middle--1st place drawing
           Kyle Ardon--Warren East Middle--2nd place drawing
           Krysta Callanan--Case Co. Middle--3rd place drawing
           Alexis Reynolds--Munfordville Middle--1st place painting
           Holdon Stamper--Lincoln Co. Middle--2nd place painting
           Adelisa Vello--Warren East Middle--3rd place painting
           Emily Bloss--Raceland--1st place mixed media
           Madelyn Roberts--Warren East Middle--2nd place mixed media
           Dalton Deavers--Munfordville==3rd place mixed media
          Cooper Eberle--Model Laboratory--1st place printmaking
          Natalie Hix--Warren East Middle--2nd place printmaking
          Best of Show--Macie Ruffe--Raceland Middle
    Schools participating in this competition included:  Simons Middle School; Science Hill Independent Elementary & Middle Schools; Maurice Bowling Middle School; Richardsville Elementary & Middle Schools; Briarwood Elementary & Middle Schools; Bristow Elementary; Munfordville Elementary & Middle Schools; Memorial Elementary & Middle Schools; Warren East Middle; Warner Elementary; Edythe Hayes Middle School; Southern Elementary; Raceland-Worthington Independent Schools; Robert D. Johnson Elementary; Lincoln County Middle School; East Jessamine Middle School; Nicholasville Elementary; Sayre Elementary; Brookside Elementary; Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary; Casey County Middle School; Kirksville Elementary; Model Middle School and Mann Elementary.