Rogers High School students received many awards at the Section 5AA Art Competition.
The awards were presented at the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley. Their works of art were on display for a week prior the event. The students had the opportunity to attend workshops and meet with the judges on Awards Day.
Section 5AA includes the following schools: Columbia Heights, Anoka, Spring Lake Park, Osseo, Champlin Park, Coon Rapids, Fridley, Maple Grove, Rogers and Totino Grace.
Rogers High School
Judges’ Choice Awards: There were six judges and they each chose a work of art. This is the highest award.
These pieces advance to another show May 12: Taylor Kleven/ grade 12/ Painting/ Midnight Snack (acrylic on canvas); Nicole Fricke/ grade 12/ Painting/ Paul’s Tractor (acrylic on wood pallet); and Taylor Kleven/grade 12/Drawing/Me (pastel on paper).
These awards were given to the students that received the highest percentage of points from the group of judges. 16 out of our 18 participants received the highest level of awards: Nicole Fricke/ grade 12/Painting/ Paul’s Tractor (acrylic on wood pallet); Taylor Kleven/ grade 12/ Painting/ Midnight Snack (acrylic on canvas); Taylor Kleven/ grade 12/Drawing/ Me (pastel on paper); Bobbi Jo Renneberg/ grade 10/ Jewelry/ Peacock’s Plume (sterling pendant and ring); Kristin Boyd/ grade 12/ Sculpture/ Lone Bear (greenstone); Grace Cullen/ grade 12/ Jewelry/ Irena (pendant, bracelet, earrings and ring); Leeann Scharber/ grade 12/ Painting/ Out of the Rain (acrylic on canvas); Leeann Scharber/ grade 12/ Painting/ Monsoon (acrylic on canvas); Marissa; Zoubek/ grade 11/ Drawing/ Tribal Horse (pencil and charcoal on paper); Courtney McClay/ grade 12/Jewelry/The Dripping Branch (copper and turquoise pendant); Lizzy Meyer/ grade 12/ Mixed Media/ Voodoo (paint, pastel, beads…on board); Wyatt Vaa/ grade11/ Ceramics/ Sergeant (earthenware); Lindsey Paul/ grade 12/ Jewelry/ Isabella (sterling silver pendant); Danielle Laqua/grade 10/ Drawing/ Don’t Look Back/ (pastel on velour paper); Lizzy Meyer/ grade 12/ Sculpture/ No Longer My Sunshine/ (clay, gold foil and wood); and Lia Ramirez/ grade 12/ Drawing/ Rosie (pastel on paper).
Awards of Excellence
This is the next level of awards: Emily Bourgeois/ grade 10/ Painting/ Solemn Self (gouache on paper); and Kendra Hambleton/ grade 12/ Painting/ Step Right Up (acrylic on a window).