Ros-Lehtinen Announces Winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition

May 10, 2018

Ros-Lehtinen Announces Winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition

“I’m so proud of these creative young artists who dedicate time to their craft every day.”

(Miami, FL) – For her congressional district, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R – FL) has announced the winner and runners up for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition district. The competition began in 1982, since its inception in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated, to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Each year members of Congress host this annual art competition within their districts to provide opportunities for high school students to have their art displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol and recognized at an annual awards ceremony in Washington, DC. The second and third place winners will have their artwork displayed in Ros-Lehtinen’s Washington, DC office and the honorable mention’s artwork is displayed in Ros-Lehtinen’s district office.

 

  • District winner for “Starstruck”: Aliya Joy Hollub, student at Ransom Everglades.
  • Second place for “Imagination Series”: Manuel Zambrano, student at Miami High School.
  • Third place for “The Photograph”: Giancarlo Busto, student at Miami Art Studio at Zelda Glazer School
  • Honorable mention for “The Creed”: Veronica Creed, student at Palmer Trinity School.

Statement by Ros-Lehtinen:

“Our South Florida community is a hotbed of artistic talent and I know that the wonderful high school students who entered this competition are just the tip of the iceberg. I’m so proud of these creative young artists who dedicate time to their craft every day. I’ve been honored to host this competition every year and the quality of the submissions has always been excellent, thoughtful, and unique. Although it is our duty to name a winner, every student who participated is worthy of showcasing their beautiful artwork!”

 

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