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Six Students Artwork Selected For Prestigious Show

Posted 1/19/2017

MICHAELA Fisher with her watercolor painting "Meggie" which is one of four pieces of artwork she got into the show.MICHAELA Fisher with her watercolor painting "Meggie" which is one of four pieces of artwork she got into the show.HALSTEAD—Halstead High School artists recently submitted works to be judged in the prestigious Scholastics Art Show. 

The competition is about the equivalent to state track but for art. Local colleges also give out scholarships to deserving students however the recipients will not be announced until the show opens Jan. 27.  Students and artworks selected include:  

Isabelle Caldwell - Honorable Mention for her sculpture "Dreds"

Kaytlynn Millspaugh - Honorable Mention for her drawing "Magdalena"

Austin Milton - Silver Key for his drawing "Droppin' Bombs"

Layke Heimerman - Honorable Mention for his "Watts Goin' On?"  and a Silver Key for his painting "Grampa Jim In Color"

Michaela Fisher - Honorable Mention for her drawing "Waiting", a Silver Key for her painting "Meggie", a Silver Key for her painting "Mouse", and a Silver Key for her Sculpture "The Fallen"

Jessica Casella - Gold Key for her drawing "Road Trip"

"This is the most works my program has ever had selected for this show,” Art Teacher James Caldwell said. “I'm proud of all the hard work and dedication each of my students have put into their art."  

The artwork will be on display Jan. 27 - March 5 at Mark Arts (formerly the Wichita Center for the Arts) on East Central Street in Wichita.