They’re making their mark.
They’re the winners of this year’s Lincoln County Schools Art Show, and according to Deanna McGinnis, they’ve all made quite a collective artistic mark indeed. The executive director of the Arts Council of Lincoln County, which sponsored the exhibition, McGinnis this week extolled its participants. She added that their work hangs now through May 7th in the halls of the Lincoln Cultural Center.
“Congratulations to the following students,” she said, citing a list of winners.
Best-in-show honors were earned by Kristine Nicholson of North Lincoln Middle.
In the painting category, Arrianna Zicatl of West Lincoln Middle won first place. Jasmin Angeles Rivera and Valeria Perez, both of Lincolnton Middle, respectively won second and third place. Dylan James of WLMS earned an honorable mention.
North Lincoln Middle swept the black-and-white drawing category. Avery Wilson, Abbi Crum and Tanner Ayers won first, second and third-place honors respectively. Bella Hendricks earned an honorable mention.
West Lincoln Middle dominated the color drawing category. Ava Cecil, Rya Hull and Arrianna Zicatl respectively won first and second-place honors and an honorable mention. Ariel Tyson of East Lincoln Middle won third place.
North Lincoln again swept the mixed-media category. Hendricks, Blythe Jaworsky and Nicholson won first, second and third-place honors respectively. Lana Yousef earned an honorable mention.
And in three-dimensional art, Jason Rosales of Lincolnton Middle won first place. Kennedi Stanley of ELMS won second, and Jadyn Allman of LMS won third. Quinn Hamilton of ELMS won an honorable mention.
Best-in-show honors went to Emma Powell of Lincolnton High.
In painting, Lori Glavan of North Lincoln High won first place. Ella Frederick of NLHS won second, and Audrey Brittain of LHS won third. Leah Matney of West Lincoln High earned an honorable mention.
In black-and-white drawing, Powell placed first. Electra Pinckney of NLHS won second, and Jenna Wylie of WLHS won third. Skylar Quinn of WLHS got an honorable mention.
In color drawing, Alison Cruz of LHS won first place. Glavan was second, and Emmy Pauley, also of NLHS, was third. Abby Letterman of NLHS got an honorable mention.
Madelyn Sims of ELHS won first-place honors in three-dimensional art. Madilynne Burgin of LHS came in second, and Frederick was third. Sophia D’Alessio got an honorable mention.
Aniyah Poston of NLHS won first-place honors in the mixed-media category. Savannah Dickson of ELHS came in second, and Pinckney came in third. Sims got an honorable mention.
You'll find a list of winners on the Lincoln County Schools website (CLICK HERE).