CHS students place at regional art contest

Crossett High School Art II students recently competed in and won in their age division in the 2021 Southeast Arkansas Regional Art Show. Those who placed include, Alexis Amerson - second Place, 12th grade  for her mixed media portrait of Billie Eilish; Dakota Burton, honorable mention, 11th grade for his oil pastel painting of Green Snake; and Rikki King, third place, 10th grade for a watercolor self portrait of herself holding newborn infant son. Other students whose artwork was entered in this year’s competition included Brock Wright, Mason Taunton, Dalton Barnett, Kylie Johnson, Raine Rodgers, Brooklyn Bailey and Morgan Taunton. Art teachers from this region are only allowed to submit a maximum of 10 works and students compete against art students from 8 to 10 different schools. This year’s competition was as a virtual event.  (SUBMITTED/News Observer)

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