Congressman Tim Ryan Sees 'Talented Students'

Firestone Student Congressional Art Winner
Posted on 05/20/2019
Image of Jenna Starkey and her ArtworkU.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th, has announced the winners of the Congressional Art Competition from Ohio’s 13th Congressional District.

Students from 13 high schools across the district entered 62 pieces of original artwork.

“I am proud to recognize these talented students and their artistic abilities. The creative arts play an important part in the lives of our students and society, and I’m pleased to encourage their participation in the arts,” Ryan said.

The winners are:
  • Best of Show: Jenna Starkey, Akron Firestone High School -- her artwork will hang in the Capitol Tunnel in Washington, D.C., for 11 months. See her award-winning artwork below.
  • Second Place: Kenneth Vigorito, Niles McKinley High School
  • Third Place: Kaitlyn Huff, Niles McKinley High School
Honorable Mentions:
  • Alexandra Swavel, Boardman High School
  • Alexis Chizmar, Boardman High School
  • Alison Zupancic, Akron Firestone High School
  • Andrew Shao (Shaw), Ursuline High School
  • Cara Mooney, Akron Firestone High School
  • Charline Shultz, Howland High School
  • Christina Galios, Niles McKinley High School
  • Elena Gioiello, Niles McKinley High School

Image of Jenna Starkey and her Artwork 
Best of Show: Jenna Starkey, Akron Firestone High School

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