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Champions of Change- Dunbar Artist Earns Best of Show in FCPS High School Art Exhibit

Posted at 2:22 PM, Jul 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-17 10:13:10-04

Best of Show honors in the 2018 FCPS High School Art Exhibit went to Chase Faulkner of Paul Laurence Dunbar for his “Broken Promise.” His entry and the other winners received awards at a May 18 reception hosted by the University of Kentucky in the Bolivar Fine Arts Building.

The district’s art teachers chose the major body of the exhibit, and a select group of student works from each teacher competed in the juried portion. UK professors served as judges. Category winners included the following students.

Drawing / b&w:

First place: Sarah Kosieniak, Lafayette, “Round and Round”

Second: Evelyn Adams, Lafayette, “Raven”

Third: Jamie Wagner, Lafayette, “Hand”

Drawing / color:

First: Noah McLellan, Lafayette, “Girl”

Second: Aiyana Ford, Frederick Douglass, “Selfie”

Third: Tuesday Hadden, Lafayette, “Reflective Still Life”


First: Tory Stephenson, Lafayette, Untitled

Second: Sophie Pennington, Bryan Station, “Nadria 2”

Third: Michael Lozovoy, Lafayette, Untitled


First: Gracie Pfanstiel, Bryan Station, “The Puzzlemen”

Second: Derek VanDemark, Lafayette, “Dragon Samurai”


First: Claire Thompson, Henry Clay, “Vessel”

Second: Krystal Baker, Dunbar, “Spikey”

Third: Victoria Knight, Lafayette, Untitled


First: Samuel Rodriguez, Douglass, “Heritage”

Second: Chelsea Wafford, Bryan Station, “Papa Clarence”

Third: Ariana Rojas, Bryan Station, “Felt Vessel”

Mixed media:

First: Tuesday Hadden, Lafayette, “My Friend Simonne”

Second: Ruth Nelson, Lafayette, “My Brother”

Third: Lexi Ocampo, Lafayette, “Beauty”


First: Megan Slusarewicz, Dunbar, “Resigned”

Second: Adrianna Gomez, Bryan Station, Untitled

Third: Kate Girard, Bryan Station, Untitled

Digital media:

First: Emma Guinnip, Lafayette, “Self-Portrait”

Second: Matt Riney, Lafayette, “Itami Atagao”

Third: Charity Kayembe, Lafayette, Untitled


First: Adrian Partridge, Henry Clay, “Animals”

Second: Meng Zhu, Lafayette, “Fox”

Third: Cameron Brown, Henry Clay, “Shirt”

For questions about this annual exhibit, please contact Lafayette art teacher David Page,
(859) 381-3474.

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