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Aldine ISD 2018 Rodeo Art Winners Announced

Aldine ISD 2018 Rodeo Art Winners Announced
Posted on 01/26/2018

A total of nine student works will advance to the next level of the HLSR competition at the NRG.

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“Lil’ Betty” by Ire Jones from Nimitz HS won Best of Show in her division.

Aldine ISD’s winners in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) School Art Program were announced this week after two judging rounds.

The judges that selected the top artwork from AISD student artists included art teachers and members of the Texas Art Education board. The selections have been taken to NRG Arena for the next level of the contest.

A total of nine AISD winners in the high school, middle school and elementary school divisions will be displayed in the Hayloft Gallery at the NRG Center during the HLSR, Feb. 27-March 18.

HLSR District Contest Winners

High School Division

Best of Show

Lil’ Betty” by Ire Jones
Campus: Nimitz HS
Teacher: Leslie Rowney

Gold Medals

“Rodeo Horses” by Eder González HLSR-Aldine-ISD-Reception-2018-Image-166.jpg
Campus: Nimitz HS
Teacher: Leslie Rowney

“Saddle Up” by Giselle Rubio
Campus: Nimitz HS
Teacher: Leslie Rowney

“Silver Moonlight” by Karla Compean
Campus: Carver HS
Teacher: Jessica Oxenberg HLSR-Aldine-ISD-Reception-2018-Image-167.jpg

Special Merit 

“Sheep Garden” by Viridiane Miranda
Campus: Davis HS
Teacher: Chris Peel

Middle School Division

Best of Show

“Memory” by Shonease Murphy
Campus: Hambrick MS
Teacher: Israel Romero

 

Gold Medal

“Western Afternoon" by Reanna Henry 

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Campus: Stovall MS
Teacher: Cherri Collins

Elementary School Division

Best of Show

“In Bloom” by Tia Norman
Campus: Houston Academy
Teacher: Cathy Cooper

“Memory” by Shonease Murphy

Gold Medal

“Enchanted Cactus” by Jacob Boyd Campus: Kujawa Elementary School
Teacher: Kelly PattersonHLSR-Aldine-ISD-Reception-2018-Image-187.jpg

Dr. Michaelann Kelley held a reception in January to recognize students across the District as well as to name the top winners advancing to the next level of the contest. Kelley is director of visual arts.

More than 600 people attended the reception including students, their families, art instructors as well as campus and District leaders. To view photos of the event, visit the Aldine ISD Facebook page (@AldineSchoolDistrict).

Congratulations!