Scenic photo of Dismals Canyon

Congressman Aderholt Releases List of Art Competition Winners

May 17, 2016
Press Release

Muscle Shoals, Ala. — Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) today released the following list of winners from the 2016 4th Congressional District Art Competition.

Congressman Aderholt is pictured with Best of Show winner Ellie Blackwelder of Guntersville High School and her art teacher Val Jones.

The Best of Show went to Ellie Blackwelder of Guntersville High School.  Her paiting titled “The Stray,” will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol Complex for the next year.   She will also received two roundtrip airline tickets to attend the national ceremony in Washington.

Other Category Winners:

Paintings – Maggie Bachman, Guntersville High School

Drawings – Sarah Latham, Sumiton Christian School

Collages – AnnMarie Early, DAR High School

Prints – Chris Manasco, Haleyville High School

Mixed Media – Katheryn Johnson, Asbury High School

Computer Generated – Victoria Smith, Cullman High School

Photography – Cameron Persky, Sumtton Christian School

In Washington, Congressman Aderholt serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for the powerful House Appropriations Committee; he is also a member of the Committee’s Defense Subcommittee, the Committee’s Commerce, Justice, and Science Subcommittee, and the Helsinki Commission.

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