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Park Rapids students demonstrate artistic prowess

Park Rapids art students show off their winning entries. Students included, front, from left, Tori Lauderbaugh, Melissa Vanderstad, Courtney Pilkey, Heather Kniss, Ian Johnson and Sam Ness. Back, from left, Cassidy Haggard, Becky Schaefer, Caitlan Isaacson, Heidi Schaum, Athena Goffin and Cory Gartner. At right, is Gartner’s sculpture, which received section champion. (Submitted photo)

Several Park Rapids Area High School art students received awards at an art show in Fosston last week, teacher Michael Hartung reported.

Senior Cory Gartner was selected as the section champion (spotlight in the arts) in “Sculpture.” His artwork will be sent to the state competition in May. 

“Excellence Award” winners

Courtney Pilkey, Photography

Heather Kniss, Photography

Caitlan Isaacson, Sculpture

Melissa Vanderstad, Sculpture

Sam Ness, Drawing

Cassidy Haggard, Painting

Corey Gartner, Pottery

“Superior Award” winners

  Ian Johnson, Pottery

Heidi Schaum, Painting

Lydia Schaum, Drawing

Becky Schaefer, Painting

Cassidy Haggard, Drawing and Mixed Media

Tori Lauderbaugh, Painting

Chelsey Riewer, Painting

Athena Goffin, Drawing and Painting

Cory Gartner, Sculpture

Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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