Several Newport Elementary School students won awards this recently at the Northeast Arkansas Regional Art Show and Competition. Teachers in northeast Arkansas were invited to enter up to 10 pieces of student artwork created in their classrooms this year. These were judged and hung in the Fine Arts Gallery at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. A reception was held for the exhibit on Sunday, March 10th.
The following Newport Elementary School students won awards at the reception. Pictured are (front row) Sawyer George (Kindergarten) – 2nd Place, Linden Gilliaum (Kindergarten) – 3rd Place, Aubrianna Killingsworth (1st grade) – 1st Place, Dameron Braxton (1st grade) – 3rd Place, (back row) Juan Pablo Martinez (3rd grade) – 2nd Place, Bryan Roberts (3rd grade) – 1st Place, and Mackenzie Doyle (3rd grade) – Honorable Mention. Their artwork will be on display at the gallery through the end of the week. The works of Aubrianna Killingsworth and Bryan Roberts will be displayed in a special exhibit of pieces from around the state in Little Rock this summer.