For Immediate Release
Contact: Kerry Minster
LOA STUDENTS MAKE IMPACT AT THE GEORGIA NATIONAL FAIR ART AWARDS
Greensboro, Ga. (November 6, 2017) - Lake Oconee Academy submitted 35 entries to the student art competition at the 2017 Georgia National Fair in Perry, Ga., and 16 of those entries were awarded ribbons.
"Student learning is always the ultimate goal and seeing the entries from schools all over the state is very eye-opening and inspiring to our kids," said LOA art instructor Debbie Vogel. "With 16 ribbons, we are growing and improving among the ranking in the state. It built their confidence and affirmed what we are doing to grow the fine arts program at LOA."
The following students were awarded ribbons at the Georgia National Fair art competition:
Isabelle Hodges: Best in Show in Sculpture
Isabelle Hodges: 1st place in Sculpture
Shelby Davis: 1st place in Painting
Ella Chesney: Honorable Mention in Painting
Willow Manville: Honorable Mention in Sculpture
Katie Ciavola: 1st place in Drawing (Mixed Media)
Katie Ciavola: 1st place in Sculpture
Marissa Malone: Honorable Mention in Drawing (Colored Pencil)
Marissa Malone: 2nd place in Sculpture
Rachel Bird: Honorable Mention in Drawing (Ink)
Lane Herndon: Honorable Mention in Drawing (Colored Pencil)
Savannah Dwyer: Honorable Mention in Drawing (Charcoal)
Savannah Dwyer: 2nd place in Drawing (Charcoal)
Rachel Bird: 3rd place in drawing (Mixed Media)
Breanna Coffman: Honorable Mention in Drawing (Pencil)
Ashlyn Harris 3rd place in sculpture
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Photo: LOA 8th grade student Isabelle Hodges earned the Best in Show and First Place ribbon in the Sculpture category at the 2017 Georgia National Fair art competition.