Congresswoman Kay Granger announces winners of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for the 12th Congressional District

Mar 21, 2016

Congresswoman Kay Granger has announced the winners of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition, an annual high school art competition coordinated by Members of Congress and funded through the support of community businesses and individuals. This year’s competition featured 134 entrants from twelve different schools in the 12th District of Texas.

The First Place winner of the 2016 Congressional Arts Competition for the 12th District of Texas is “Transition,” by Moriah Gonzalez of Lake County Christian School. Her artwork will featured in the Capitol gallery in Washington, D.C. for a year. She will attend the Washington DC reception that recognizes all first place winners in 435 Congressional Districts around the United States.

The other winners in the contest were:

Second Place:  “Big Mama” by Cori Greenfield of All Saints Episcopal School

Third Place: “Dog Days” by Krystian Fairchild of Chisholm Trail High School

Fourth Place. “Teapot Study #13” by Alejandra Lopez of Arlington Heights High School

Fifth Place: “Shells” by Amy Hibbitts of Weatherford High School

The Congresswoman Granger Award winner was “Swift Meat Packing Plant, Fort Worth” by Natalie Edwards of Boswell High School.