Rodeo Art Winners Announced
|January 29, 2013||Posted by Bob Bartel under Channelview ISD, Community, Galena Park ISD, Sheldon ISD, Top Stories|
Channelview ISD Rodeo Art Winners by Mark Kramer.
The Channelview Independent School District has announced its top winners in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Contest.
After more than 200 entries were judged, best of show and gold medal winners were selected at the elementary, junior high and high school levels. The work of the best of show and gold medal winners will be displayed in the Hayloft Gallery in Reliant Center during the livestock show and rodeo.
Channelview High School student Olga Nieves earned best of show honors in the high school division for her mixed medium piece titled, “Walking Heir.” CHS student Lizeth Martinez took gold medal honors for her painting, “Sunset Paradise.” Another CHS student, Darius Cox, was awarded a gold medal for his drawing titled, “Bull Red.” Cox and Martinez were taught by CHS art instructor Tamara Foster and Nieves is a student in Germain Quintanilla’s class.
The best of show winner in the junior high category was Alice Johnson Junior High student Matthew Carrizales for his drawing titled, “Fly Away.” Savannah Bailey, also an AJJH student, took the gold medal award for her drawing titled, “Elizabeth, Tommy and Thomas.” Carrizales was taught by Fernando Venegas, while Bailey is a student of teacher Jefferson Everett.
At the elementary level, Maria Anchondo of Harvey Brown Elementary earned best of show honors for her artwork titled, “The Shapes Armadillo.” Erik Flores, also of Brown Elementary, captured gold medal honors for his work, titled “The Colorful Farm.” Brown’s Pam Yenetchi is the art teacher for both students.
Other Channelview ISD winners in order of mention.
Galena Park ISD Rodeo Art Winners by Jonathan Frey
The Galena Park Independent School District’s annual Rodeo Art Show was held on Thursday, January 17 in the North Shore Senior High School auditorium. This event featured artwork by approximately 400 students in grades 1-12 from each elementary, middle and high school campus in the district.
The Houston Livestock Show and RodeoTM School Art Committee judged the 2013 GPISD Rodeo Art Show and bestowed special recognition on eight pieces of artwork selected as “Best in Show”, “Gold Medal” and “Special Merit” winners. Those winning pieces will be prominently displayed in the HLSR’s Hayloft Gallery at the Reliant Center throughout the duration of this year’s Rodeo. Approximately 50 pieces of art, as determined by the final round of Grand Prix judging, will be auctioned. Every participant in the School Art Program is a winner, receiving a certificate of merit signed by the Show president, and a blue, red or white ribbon for achievement.
This year’s elementary “Best of Show” winner was Jasmin Arredondo (North Shore Elementary) and the “Gold Medal” winner was Ed’Zavier DeBlaw (North Shore Elementary). The middle school “Best of Show” winner was Jessica Garcia (Woodland Acres Middle School) and the “Gold Medal” winner was Xithlalic Barrios (Galena Park Middle School). The high school “Best of Show” award went to Jessica Aguilar (Galena Park High School). High school “Gold Medal” awards went to Amanda Verot (North Shore Sr. High School) and Ricardo Juarez (North Shore Sr. High School). A high school “Special Merit” award went to Jessica Padilla (North Shore Sr. High School). To view all of this year’s Rodeo Art Show winners click here. Congratulations to all of this year’s Rodeo Art Show participants and winners.
Other Galena Park ISD winners
Sheldon ISD Rodeo Art Winners by Ashley Shibley
Congratulations to Edward Jefferson from KHS for being selected as Best of Show for his Rodeo Art entry. Alexis Garza and Kenny Rangel were awarded gold medals.
Other finalists from KHS include: William Nazario Lozano, Ana Valadez, Alondra Delgado, Lisseth Cruz, Keyla Bermudez and Paul Gordon. These students are taught by Darleen Deupree and Ann Middleton.
On the middle school level, Lauryn Crowder was awarded the Best of Show and Rafael Rameriz was given a gold medal. Both of these students are taught by Terry Martinez at Null Middle School.
From Monahan Elementary, Samantha Ventura was named Best of Show and Seth Archie was given a gold medal. These students are taught by Debbie Cabness.