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GISD Students Sweep Congressional Art Competition

Georgetown ISD students swept the 2020 TX-31 Congressional Art Competition. Twelve students were honored with 13 out of the 20 available awards. 

The annual art competition features the talent of students in U.S. Representative John Carter’s Texas District 31. The original pieces of artwork were judged in categories including drawing, painting, photography, mixed media, collage and computer-generated. 

Congratulations to the following award winners:

  • “Beach” by Cannon Bourquin, Benold Middle School: 1st Place Collage
  • “Bee” by Neliaj Deleon, Benold Middle School: 2nd Place Collage
  • “Leopardo Morado” by Berlin Herrera, Benold Middle School: 3rd Place Collage
  • “Outfits You Will Never See” by Leo Lashley, Georgetown High School: 1st place Computer Generated
  • “Renaissance” by Sophie Kim, Georgetown High School: 2nd Place Computer Generated
  • “Waiting…” by Victoria Yakesch, Georgetown High School: 1st Place Drawing
  • “Sophie” by Mary Fluitt, Georgetown High School: 2nd Place Drawing
  • “Unseen Blues” by Kamden Wade, Benold Middle School: 2nd Place Mixed Media
  • “Gardening for Victory” by Clara Webb, Georgetown High School: 3rd Place Mixed Media
  • “Guilty’ by Clara Webb, Georgetown High School: 2nd Place Painting
  • “Beauty Shines Through Even When You Are Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place” by Hannah McGlathery, Benold Middle School: 1st Place Photography
  • “Santa Fe Hero” by Joseph Salazar, East View High School: 2nd Place Photography
  • “Dreams from Main Street” by Jill Fulton, Georgetown High School: 3rd Place Photography


Click here to view the photos of the award-winning pieces. For additional information, visit the Congressional Art Contest Website.