Osseo Senior High-schoolers earn 29 awards at arts competition

Osseo Senior High Scholastic Arts Participants and outstanding Artists row by row: Left to right, bottom row: Maddie Gorman, Yahairi Vaquera, Naomi Simon, Hannah Penny. Second row: Samantha Goettsche, Ed Torres, Layne Schirmers, Sam Banwell, Ashley Chow, Kelsi  Hart, Jenna Fulgham and Chad Vue. Third row: Jim Lor, Dana Ram, Kevin Carlson, Tyrese Oaks, Alliana Houfek, Sydney Kaster-Oftedal, Anna Gallager, Mykayla Ericksen and Lexus Yang. Back row: Kenzie Burdick-Levang, Ben Gilbertson, Lizzy Clark, Vandan Vekaria, Dylan Penny,Nick Norman, Trent Losinski, Jack Hauser, Matt Bezdicek, Taylor Christen, Tina Boe, Hannah Carman, Michah Biesner, Katie Johnson, Spencer Boeder, Nate Ryan and Jerret Nestico. Also awarded, but not pictured are Braylon Ramseth, Jack Schroeder, Taylor Oeltjenbruns, Evelyn Vang, Savannah Roehl, Kelly Xiong and Josh Roiger.
Osseo Senior High Scholastic Arts Participants and outstanding Artists row by row: Left to right, bottom row: Maddie Gorman, Yahairi Vaquera, Naomi Simon, Hannah Penny. Second row: Samantha Goettsche, Ed Torres, Layne Schirmers, Sam Banwell, Ashley Chow, Kelsi Hart, Jenna Fulgham and Chad Vue. Third row: Jim Lor, Dana Ram, Kevin Carlson, Tyrese Oaks, Alliana Houfek, Sydney Kaster-Oftedal, Anna Gallager, Mykayla Ericksen and Lexus Yang. Back row: Kenzie Burdick-Levang, Ben Gilbertson, Lizzy Clark, Vandan Vekaria, Dylan Penny,Nick Norman, Trent Losinski, Jack Hauser, Matt Bezdicek, Taylor Christen, Tina Boe, Hannah Carman, Michah Biesner, Katie Johnson, Spencer Boeder, Nate Ryan and Jerret Nestico. Also awarded, but not pictured are Braylon Ramseth, Jack Schroeder, Taylor Oeltjenbruns, Evelyn Vang, Savannah Roehl, Kelly Xiong and Josh Roiger.

Osseo Senior High’s Visual Arts students shine once again at the 2017 Minnesota Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards. Osseo Art students had outstanding results in this year’s contest. Demonstrating talent in the areas of Ceramics, Photography, Drawing, Painting and Jewelry, OSH students earned a total of 29 awards competing against 3,800 art entries from schools across the state.  Art Instructors Jennifer Cramer, Dan Prody and Molly Foley helped to prepare students for the contest and appreciate all the hard work and dedication they put forward.

A special thanks to the Osseo Lions and the Osseo Fire Department for their continued support of the arts!
Awarded Artwork will be on display at the University of Minnesota from Jan. 31 though Feb. 18. Congratulations to the following students:
Senior Matt Bezdicek won a Gold Key Award for his photography. Senior Chad Vue won a Gold Key award for his drawing. Seniors Christina Boe and Jerret Nestico were awarded the Silver Key Award for their ceramics. Junior Ben Gilberton was also issued the Silver Key Award for ceramics. Seniors Sidney K-O and Yahairi Vaquera received the Silver Key Award for their photography. Sophomore Kelsi Hart was issued the Silver Key Award for her photography. Freshman Evelyn Vang was awarded the Silver Key Award for her pen and ink.
Christina Boe, Kelly Xiong, Micah Beisner, Ashley Chow, Anna Gallagher, Ben Gilbertson, Alliana Houfek, Jerret Nestico, Braylin Ramseth, Jack Schroeder, Edward Torres, Samantha Banwell, Taylor Christen and Lexus Yangall received Honorable Mention Awards for their art pieces.