Several Lexington-Richland School District Five students placed in the South Carolina State Fair Art contest.
Students showcased their talents in several divisions including 2-D, 3-D and Photography. All exhibitors had to be residents of South Carolina and attending public, private or home school in grades kindergarten through twelfth grade.
Winners for School District Five are:
Grade Kindergarten 2-D Visual Art Competition
Isabelle Erwin (H. E. Corley Elementary) – Honorable Mention
Samuel Johnson (H. E. Corley Elementary) – Honorable Mention
Grade 5 2-D Visual Art Competition
Kendall Girard (Oak Pointe Elementary) – Honorable Mention
Grade 6 Photography
Quinn Wentworth (CrossRoads Intermediate) – 3rd Place
Kaya Brunson (Irmo Middle) – Honorable Mention
Grade 8 2-D Visual Art Competition
Lily Akram (Irmo Middle) – Honorable Mention
Isabella Dill (Chapin High) – 1st Place
Grade 10 3-D Visual Art Competition
Michael Bright (Dutch Fork High) – 2nd Place
Lauren Pollock (Dutch Fork High) – Honorable Mention
Grade 11 3-D Visual Art Competition
Aye Wah (Dutch Fork High) – 1st Place
Delaney Lewis (Dutch Fork High) – 3rd Place
“We have so many talented young people living in our community,” School District Five Coordinator of Athletics, Physical Education, & Arts Steven Puckett said. “It excites me to see them get recognized as creative artists. I am proud of their accomplishments and initiative to get involved with the Arts in our schools and the community.”
Student artwork was displayed at the State Fair in the Cantey Building during the run of the fair October 13-October 24.