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Thea announces 2013 Visual Arts Competition winners
Thea announces 2013 Visual Arts Competition winners

The Thea Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 Visual Arts Scholarship Competition for high school seniors, and its Visual Arts Competition for high school juniors, which were both finalized by a panel of qualified judges at the Thea Center on Saturday, January 19, 2013. 

245 seniors and 75 juniors representing over sixty Arkansas schools submitted artworks of any medium based on the theme, “Soldiers in Uniform,” taken from Thea Kay Leopoulos’s journal entry.  Participants competed for a combined total of $25,000 in scholarships for seniors and $1,000 in cash prizes for juniors Thea awards annually in the visual arts category.     

The Thea Foundation is so proud of all the students who participated in the competitions.  To show its recognition of the students’ hard work and talent, Thea is exhibiting the winning students’ artworks in Thea’s annual Visual Arts Competition Winners Show, on display January 28 through March 24.

The winners of Thea’s 2013 Visual Arts Scholarship Competition for seniors are as follows:

First Place - $4,000            Alli Wilson                    Morrilton High School
Second Place - $3,500       Sarah Rudd                 Batesville High School    
Third Place - $3,000           Isaac Moya                  Arkansas High School
Fourth Place - $2,500         Catherine Bostwick      Little Rock Christian Academy
Fifth Place - $2,000            Jennie Phillips              Magnolia High School    
Sixth Place - $2,000            Madeline Lowe            Bentonville High School    
Seventh Place - $2,000       Livia Pierce                 Conway High School
Eighth Place - $2,000          Sarah Hutson              Little Rock Christian Academy
Ninth Place - $2,000            Ashleigh West             Lake Hamilton High School
Tenth Place - $2,000           Grace Badger              Conway High School
Honorable Mention             Rachel Avery                Caddo Hills High School
Honorable Mention             Bailey Bevans              North Little Rock High School
Honorable Mention             Rebekah Cooley          Paris High School
Honorable Mention             Ryan Michaelis             Shiloh Christian School
Honorable Mention             Morgan Thompson       Paris High School

The winners of Thea’s 2013 Visual Arts Competition for juniors are as follows:

First Place - $100           Haley Jones            Little Rock Christian Academy
Second Place - $100      Daniel Gann            Beebe High School    
Third Place - $100         Taylor Ferguson       Little Rock Christian Academy
Fourth Place - $100       Ashton Brown          North Little Rock High School
Fifth Place - $100          Steven Switzer         Mountain Home High School    
Sixth Place - $100         Mackenzie Turner    North Little Rock High School    
Seventh Place - $100    Seoyoung Kim         Bryant High School
Eighth Place - $100       Jackson Lake          Harding Academy
Ninth Place - $100         Cameron Colbert     Pulaski Academy
Tenth Place - $100        Ashley Broadway     Sylvan Hills High School
Honorable Mention        Erin Bell                   Little Rock Christian Academy
Honorable Mention        Yasmin Newman      Pulaski Academy
Honorable Mention        Caroline Pinson        eStem Charter High School
Honorable Mention        Faith Serrano           Mountain Home High School
Honorable Mention        Jordan Tribble          El Dorado High School

For more information on Thea Scholarships, call 501-379-9512 or visit www.theafoundation.org/scholarships.