Youth Art Contest presented with DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative
The National Cherry Blossom Festival and DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative invite students from DC public and public charter schools in grades K through 12 to participate in the Youth Art Contest. Entries are judged by a panel, and winners are selected in age-specific categories. Please refer to the Contest Guidelines for additional details on this year’s contest theme and attach an entry form on the back of each submission.
The public can enjoy the students’ creativity as contest entries are exhibited at the Community Art Show from March 20 – April 17, 2015.
THE WINNERS OF THE 2014 YOUTH ART CONTEST ARE:
Category 1: Kindergarten – 2nd grade
1st Place: Mather Zung, Watkins Elementary School, 1st grade
2nd Place: Cornelius Gilyard, Hendley Elementary School, 1st grade
3rd Place: Yenci Hernandez-Sanchez, Community Academy Public Charter School – Amos II Campus, Kindergarten
Category 2: Grades 3 – 5
1st Place: Elizabeth Mejia, Seaton Elementary, 3rd grade
2nd Place: Joshua Delaney, Watkins Elementary, 4th grade
3rd Place: Maulana Jenkins, Community Academy Public Charter School – Amos I Campus, 4th grade
Category 3: Grades 6 – 8
1st Place: Jasia Smith, SEED Public Charter School, 8th grade
2nd Place: Miranda Pomroy, Stuart-Hobson Middle School, 7th grade
3rd Place: Paris Whealton, Kelly Miller Middle School, 7th grade
Category 4: Grades 9 – 12
1st Place: Tyrone McDade, Friendship Collegiate Academy, 12th grade
2nd Place: William Camp, Eastern High School, 11th grade
3rd Place: Tray Johnson, Friendship Collegiate Academy, 12th grade
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is proud to partner with the DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative to coordinate the 2014 Youth Art Contest supported by PEPCO Edison Place Gallery and media partner The Washington Post.