Lamar CISD student art on display at Rosenberg Civic Center

Jan 12, 2016 | Community Relations
The Lamar CISD Student Art Exhibit begins Tuesday at noon at the Rosenberg Civic Center, 3825 Texas 36. Doors will be open to 9 p.m. The show continues Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Exhibit features art work from across the District and from all grades.

The top works at the high school level will be part of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s annual art competition. Those works will compete against art from around the Houston Area for scholarship money and a spot in the Art Show Auction.

"Three of a Kind" by Michael-David Archibong, a sophomore at Foster High School, was Best in Show.

"Header & Heeler" by Catherine Drapela, a sophomore at Lamar Consolidated High School, earned a Gold Medal, as did "Headin' Home" by Alexander Chulzhanov, a junior at Foster.

High School Special Merit Awards went to:
•          "Real Cowboys Wear Pink" by Sarah Bone, junior, Foster;
•          "Beauty by the Border" by Xienna Khim, freshman, Foster;
•          "The Three Amigos" by Jessica Flores, senior, George Ranch High School;
•          "Lone Braid" by Braden Bean, sophomore, George Ranch;
•          "Saddle Up" by Emily Board, freshman, George Ranch; and
•          “Lonesome Cowboy”: by Michelle Villarreal, senior, Foster.

Junior High Best of Show went to "Just five more minutes..." by Megan Tran, 8th grade, Reading Junior High. The Junior High Gold Medal went to "Through the Wire" by Chloe Tran, 8th grade, Reading.

Elementary Best of Show went to "The Bright Chicken" by Jeremiah Castrillon, 3rd grade, Ray Elementary School. The Elementary Gold Medal went to "The Boot of the Southern Plains" by Stephanie Diaz, 4th grade, Austin Elementary. 

The works of the junior high and elementary students will be on display at the Rodeo, but do not take part in any further competitions.