KILGORE, TX - Ten high school art students were awarded college scholarships Friday, Feb. 6, at the annual Kilgore College Secondary Art Symposium and portfolio competition. Faith Gardner of Henderson High School was awarded the top prize with a $2,000 scholarship to attend KC.
Put on for high school educators and students, 12 area institutions participated, submitting 60 student portfolios for judging. More than 500 people attended the event.
Jurors for the symposium were Gary Fields and Jason N. Hearne. Fields is a professor of art at Stephen F. Austin State University, and Hearne is a multimedia designer and co-owner of Video Box Studios, an animation studio in Los Angeles, Calif.
The following students were selected as the top-ten scholarship recipients. Denominations are applicable as KC scholarships:
|Faith Gardner||Henderson||Jodi Waggoner||$2,000|
|Libby Bush||Robert E. Lee||Linda Keane, David Ackerson||$1,600|
|Justin Hughes||Henderson||Jodi Waggoner||$1,200|
|Taylor Shipman||Pittsburg||Karen Ender||$1,000|
|Marisol Osomio||Pittsburg||Karen Ender||$1,000|
|Courtney Springs||Longview||Ellen Herbert||$800|
|Katie Dukes||Henderson||Jodi Waggoner||$800|
|Jackie Davila||Pine Tree||Mary Graham||$800|
|Aaron Leonard||Pittsburg||Karen Ender||$800|
|Laney Green||Longview||Ellen Herbert||$800|