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Art show exhibited at local high school
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Laura and Reid Hendrix take in the sights last week during the Dawson County High School Art Show. - photo by Frank Reddy Dawson Community News


Young artists got to show their best work last week during Dawson County High School’s biannual art show.


The event featured a contest judged by artist alumni as well.


Assistant art show director Shelby Sage said the show was “a success.


“We had some really good stuff this year, and we were very excited,” Sage said.


Art teacher Chris Gore agreed. “It was an excellent showing. The students really put a lot of work into making this what it is.”


Winners were awarded for several different art categories. They included the following:


Wheel pottery: first place, Daniel Hendrix, second place, Nikki Renfroe and honorable mention, Brandi Burt.


Sculpture: first place, Shelby Sage, second place, Dusty Thurmond, third place, Caitlynn Abusaud, fourth place, Shelby Sage and honorable mention, Sydney Crumley.


Hand-built pottery: first place, Shelby Sage and honorable mention, Abby Cawn.

Watercolor: first place, Allie Dean, second place, Shelby Whit, third place, Lauren Dare, fourth place, Emma Salmela, fifth place, Selina Lemoon and honorable mention, Kevin Holtzclaw.


Acrylic and oil, first place, Allie Dean and honorable mention, Allie Dean.


Colored pencil: first place, Lora Brown, second place, Andres L. and honorable mention, Lora Brown.


Pencil and ink: first place, Devin Porter, second place, Lora Brown, third place, Randy Stalling, fourth place, Mason Carr, fifth place, Teia Betsill and honorable mention, Lora Brown.


Pastel and crayon: first place, Krista Barnicoat and honorable mention, Selina Lemoon.


Mixed media: first place, Teia Betsill, second place, Selina Lemoon, third place, Kristen Brodnax and honorable mention, Teia Betsill.