Two Sabetha art students place at regional art competition

Sabetha High School freshman Kenzie Meyer wins first place for her paper mosaic piece at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art High School Contest.

Submitted by Connie Herbster SHS Art Instructor

Sabetha High School students recently attended the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art Regional High School Contest in St. Joseph, Mo. Two SHS students received awards for their artwork.

SHS students entering work were Alison Herrmann (oil pastel), Hannah Simpson (pencil), Shayna Strahm (pencil and chalk pastel) and Kenzie Meyer (paper mosaic).

Meyer took home first place in the 2D miscellaneous category, and Strahm received third place in monochromatic drawing.

ABOUT THE COmpetition

The Regional High School Art Exhibition is an invitational exhibition, with over 75 schools from Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas asked to participate. This year, teachers from 23 schools in NW Missouri and NE Kansas entered more than 140 works of art. Each teacher was limited to five student entries.

Artworks are divided into nine categories based on media and/or technique. After a panel jury selection, first, second and third places, plus honorable mentions, are awarded in each category. Winners were announced at an awards ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 18, followed by a reception for the artists, their family and instructors.

Sabetha High School junior Shayna Strahm earns third place for her monochromatic drawing at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art High School contest.

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